Soldier Shoots Man Trying to Enter The Louvre With Knife

Soldier Shoots Man Trying to Enter The Louvre With Knife
Sean Reidy
Sean Reidy

3 Feb 2017

A soldier has shot a knife attacker near the Louvre in Paris.

The French Interior Ministry says they're treating it as a 'serious security incident'.

According to a number of reports online, the man was armed with a knife and had been trying to get into an underground shop.

He has been shot in the legs after trying to attack the soldier in the near the Louvre museum.

More to follow.