Sol­dier sur­vives Paris knife at­tack

The Daily Telegraph - - World News -

A man with a knife tried to at­tack a sol­dier on pa­trol as part of the anti-ter­ror­ism op­er­a­tion in Paris yes­ter­day.

The sol­dier was not hurt when the at­tacker lunged at him at the cen­tral Chatelet metro sta­tion, one of the busiest trans­port hubs in the French cap­i­tal, at around 6.30am lo­cal time.

Po­lice said the at­tacker, who made ref­er­ence to Al­lah, was quickly brought un­der con­trol.

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