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Six Wounded in Paris Knife Attack

French police secure the area after a man with a knife wounded several people at the Gare du Nord train station in Paris, France, Jan. 11, 2023.

Authorities in France say an attacker armed with a knife wounded six people Wednesday morning at a busy train station in Paris.

Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin told reporters police shot the attacker, who was “between life and death” after being taken to a hospital.

The attack happened at the Gare du Nord station, one of the busiest in Europe.

The motive for the attack was unclear, and authorities say they have opened a criminal investigation.

Some information for this report came from The Associated Press and Reuters.