Rome - A gunman opened fire on a train travelling from Amsterdam to Paris, injuring three people before being overpowered by American soldiers. Authorities are taking into account the possibility of a terror attack and Interior Minister Cazeneuve is on his way to Arras.
According to French newspaper Voix du Nord, two American soldiers detained the man but were injured themselves. The assailant was apparently of North African origin. According to 'Le Parisien', an American and a Briton were among the injured. One of the wounded was shot and another stabbed according to the newspaper. The French actor Jean-Luc Anglade was also slightly injured. Spokesman for the Interior Minister, Pierre-Henry Brandet, said the motivation for the attack is unknown, but that it is too soon to speak of terrorism. (AGI)