A car hit a group of soldiers outsude the French Army’s barracks in Levallois-Perret subrub of Paris on Wendesday.
According to reports, 6 soldiers of the 25th infantry regiment were injured as a result of the incident, two of them seriously.
The car was driven away after it struck the soldiers.
According to Levallois-Perret Mayor Patrick Balkany, the car was “pre positioned” ready to strike in an act of “odious aggression”.
However, security forces avoid describing the incident as a planned ramming attack.
According to the BFMTV channel, the suspect was shot and arrested after the police stopped his car on a motorway in northern France.