French soldier on anti-terror patrol stabbed

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May 25, 2013, 6:09 pm
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(NECN) – A French soldier on patrol was stabbed on Saturday.

Police sources say a man stabbed the soldier in the neck.

The soldier was patrolling a business area of western Paris at the time of the attack.
    
Sources say the soldier is expected to survive. He was patrolling as part of France's anti-terrorist surveillance plan.
 
Officials say the suspect is still on the run.
       
The stabbing follows the brutal killing of a British soldier in London earlier this week.
     
He was brutally stabbed in a suspected terrorist attack that has raised fears of potential copycat strikes.
     
Authorities are now investigating possible links between the two attacks.

Tags: London, France, Paris, terrorist attack, French solider stabbed, British soldier killed, anti-terrorism, Great Britain
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