Paris stabbing:  Three injured in Gare de Lyon, suspect detained

Knife attack in Paris leaves three people hurt.
Paris knife attack leaves three people hurt. Photo Courtesy: Unsplash

At least three persons were injured in a stabbing attack at Gare de Lyon railway station in southeastern Paris on Saturday (February 3, 2024).

A suspect in the incident has been taken into custody.

One of the persons has been seriously injured in the attack.

Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin poste don X: “This morning at Gare de Lyon, an individual injured 3 people with a knife before being arrested. One person is seriously injured.”

“Two others are more lightly. They were taken care of by the emergency services,” he said.

“Thank you to those who restrained the perpetrator of this unbearable act,” the Minister said.

Paris has witnessed several knife attacks in recent months.

In December, a tourist was killed in a knife attack close to the Eiffel Tower.