The victims had non-life threatening wounds and were rushed to hospitals. It was not specified if the attack was terror-related. When the suspect was took in custody, it was too drunk to be interrogated immediately. His clothes were covered in blood when arrested in the early hours of Wednesday. The man was also unidentified.
The suspect is due to be interrogated by Paris prosecutors supported by judicial police. He will be charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm. In October two young women were stabbed to death outside Marseille’s main train station in a terrorist attack. France remained on high alert following other attempts by knifemen to strike in Paris, including one in Paris exactly a year ago when an Egyptian national rushed at soldiers guarding the Louvre museum.
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