Six French soldiers injured as car hits patrol

09 Aug 2017


Paris, Aug 9: Six French soldiers were reportedly injured after a vehicle rammed into their patrol in Paris’ Levallois-Perret locality on Wednesday, media reports said.

Two of the soldiers have been severely injured.

The police are on the lookout for the car, a BMW and its driver.

According to The Guardian, the car sped off after hitting six members of Opération Sentinelle, part of France’s ongoing state of emergency introduced after the November 2015 terrorist attacks.

The officers were standing by their vehicle at about 8am at Place de Verdun not far from the town hall in Levallois-Perret.

Details of the incident are awaited.
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