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09 Sep 2018 | 05:49 PM UTC

France: Stabbing attack leaves at least seven wounded in Paris September 9

At least seven people wounded in stabbing attack along Quai de la Loire in Paris September 9; assailant arrested; avoid the area

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Event

At least seven people were wounded in a stabbing attack along the Quai de la Loire in Paris around 22:45 (local time) on Sunday, September 9. The assailant has been arrested; a local source affiliated with an ongoing police investigation has reported that there is no indication so far that the incident was an intended terrorist attack. A heightened security presence and localized traffic disruptions are to be anticipated in the vicinity of the incident in the coming hours.

Advice

Individuals in Paris are advised to avoid the affected area, monitor developments to the situation, and report all suspicious objects and behavior to the police. Adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

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