Three people were wounded in an attack aboard a high-speed train in France today by a gunman armed with an automatic weapon and a knife, officials said.Two were wounded directly by the gunman and one was hurt while trying to run away, a French Anti-terrorism Unit spokesman told ABC News.
It is unclear if the injuries were from gunfire or the knife, the spokesman said.
The suspect, armed with an automatic rifle and a knife, was taken into custody and the train was evacuated.
The motive for the attack was unknown.
The train was on its way from Amsterdam to Paris, according to a spokesman for France’s interior ministry.
French President Francois Hollande expressed his solidarity with the wounded.
The French Anti-terrorism Unit is investigating, the spokesman said.