Knife-wielding man attacks army patrol in Paris station

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A French soldier escaped injury after a knifeman who attacked him and colleagues on foot patrol in the busy central Paris underground train station Châtelet was wrestled to the ground and detained, prompting the opening of a counter-terrorism investigation. 

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France opened a counter-terrorism inquiry after a man wielding a knife attacked a soldier in a Paris underground railway station on Friday, the latest incident targeting troops protecting the capital’s transport hubs and tourist sites, reports Reuters.