Seven people have been injured, four seriously, in an attack by a man wielding a knife and an iron bar in the French capital, Paris, police say.
The attack took place just before 23:00 (21:00 GMT) on the banks of a canal in Paris’s 19th district.
People playing a game of pétanque nearby threw balls at the attacker to try to stop him.
The man, said to be Afghan, was later arrested. The incident is currently