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Six people injured in stabbing attack

January 12, 2023 6:05 am

[Source: BBC]

Six people have been injured with one in critical condition after a stabbing at Paris’s international Gare du Nord station early on Wednesday.

Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin said a man was stopped by two off-duty police officers who were returning home from a shift.

He said the suspected attacker was shot three times and taken to hospital with serious injuries.

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Authorities are trying to establish if there was a motive for the attack.

Mr Darmanin thanked for police for their “brave and effective” intervention, which he said saved many lives.