TEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) - The attack took place in Levallois-Perret as the soldiers were leaving their barracks. Six military personnel were hurt – two of them seriously. The two seriously injured soldiers were taken to the Percy military hospital at Clamart, near the French capital. None of the injuries are thought to be life-threatening.
The troops are from the Sentinel military operation, set up in the aftermath of the French terror attacks.
trick Balkany, the mayor of Levallois-Perret, told BFMTV that a BMW parked nearby appeared to have been waiting for the soldiers to leave their barracks.
He described the attack as a “deliberate aggression”.
“It’s without doubt a deliberate act … This vehicle was waiting for them,” Balkany said. “The BMW accelerated very quickly the moment they came out. This happened in the middle of the town. It happened very quickly.”
“Levallois is a calm place … this is an odious aggression against our military that nobody expected.”
London and France have both been hit by car-ramming terror attacks in the last 18 months.
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