Breaking: French soldier attacked by knifeman in Paris

A French soldier has been attacked by a man wielding a knife and shouting about Allah in Paris, a police source has revealed.

The soldier was a member of Operation Sentinel, which has seen the deployment of 10,000 military personnel to high risk public places following a string of terror attacks in the capital.

The incident took place in the Chatelet Les Halles metro station.

There are no reports of any injuries.

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