Twenty six year old Moroccan man opened fired on a Thalys high-speed train

A twenty six year old Moroccan man opened fired on a Thalys high-speed train between Amsterdam and Paris on Friday. The man was reportedly armed with a Kalashnikov AK47 rifle, other automatic weapons and knives.

 

At least three people are reported to be injured including a US Marine and French actor Jean-Hugues Anglade.

 

French media reported that the passengers who overpowered the suspect were US Marines who had heard the man loading a weapon while in restroom and confronted him when he came out.

 

Images shared on Twitter show a man being restrained on the station platform in Arras and carried away by police.

 

Anti-terror officers have taken over the case.

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