On Friday morning in the Paris metro there was an attack using acid, reported Le Parisien and radio France Info, citing a source in the police.
According to the radio station, the incident occurred at about 7.00 (9.00 Minsk time) on the first line of the subway, between the stations Gare de Lyon and Bastille. The victim is in a serious condition, the attacker managed to escape. Now the police are conducting an operation to arrest him. The acid used in the incident was sent for analysis.
Le Parisien clarifies that the injured man is 20 years old, a tourist, he has burns on his hands and face. Rescuers helped him on the spot, and then urgently evacuated from the place of emergency. According to the newspaper, this is not the first such attack in recent days: on Wednesday evening, two metro passengers were injured by a bottle of chemicals left on the seat in the subway on line 11. Whether this bottle was left accidentally or intentionally, now find out law enforcement agencies.