Tourists among seven wounded in Paris knife attacks


British and Egyptian tourists were among seven people stabbed on Sunday night in a popular canal-side location in Paris by a man believed to be an Afghan national who was chased and overpowered by members of the public, notably pétanque players who reportedly threw their iron balls at the assailant's head. 

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A man wielding a knife and an iron bar injured seven people, including three tourists, in Paris late on Sunday in an attack that bystanders tried to stop by throwing pétanque balls at the assailant, reports FRANCE 24.