French soldiers were hit and injured by a vehicle in the western Paris suburb of Levallois-Perret, Paris police authorities said on Wednesday, adding that a security operation was underway in the area.
“Police intervention is underway. Search underway for vehicle,” the Paris police department said in a Tweet.
Six soldiers were hurt, four of them lightly and two more seriously, a police department official added in response to a query from Reuters.
The counterterrorism prosecutors of France have started an open investigation into the attack on the soldiers.