Arrested suspect in Paris atack on soldiers 'is Algerian national'

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French media reports said the 36-year-old, who was seriously wounded during his arrest by armed police in northern France hours after six soldiers were mowed down by a car in the Paris suburb of Levallois-Perret, is an Algerian national living close to the French capital who was unknown to French security services but who had a record of petty crime.

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French police have searched the home of a man suspected of driving a car into a group of soldiers in a Paris suburb, injuring six, to establish whether he has links to terrorist organisations, reports The Guardian.