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Aug 21, 2015

Details sketchy – happened around noon U.S. EST.  Gunman walked into train bathroom to load AK-47. Marine noted sketchy suspect and alerted his two buds.  The three were on high alert when terrorist came out of bathroom and began shooting.  They took him down….

(Daily Mail) A crazed gunman, who opened fire with an assault rifle onboard a high-speed train was detained by a group of US Marines who were travelling on the service.

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The man is understood to have been overheard loading the Kalashnikov AK-47 assault rifle in the toilet by the un-armed Marines. 

Three people were injured when the man opened fire, but he was soon forced to the ground and detained.   The man was arrested by police near the town of Arras in northern France. 

Train company Thalys confirmed the incident happened. A spokesman said: ‘The situation is under control, the travellers are safe. The train stopped and the emergency services are on site.’

No one at the SNCF French railways was immediately available to comment on the report.

A report on Twitter said that three US Marines detained the gunman until emergency services arrived.   The incident happened at approximately 6pm local time.  (read more)


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BREAKING NEWS: Unarmed US Marines ‘take down’ Kalashnikov-wielding gunman onboard a high-speed train between Amsterdam and Paris after he injures three ‘including one Briton’

  • A gunman opened fire on board a high speed train in northern France 
  • Eyewitnesses said three U.S. Marines on the train disarmed the gunman 
  • The man was armed with a deadly  a Kalashnikov AK-47 assault rifle
  • Three people were wounded and the gunman is currently in police custody 

The man is understood to have been overheard loading the Kalashnikov AK-47 assault rifle in the toilet by the un-armed Marines.

Three people were injured when the man opened fire, but he was soon forced to the ground and detained.

These are the dramatic scenes as three U.S. Marines wrestled with a crazed gunman onboard a French train

These are the dramatic scenes as three U.S. Marines wrestled with a crazed gunman onboard a French train

The suspected gunman was held on the platform of the station in Arras in France for police to arrive 

The suspected gunman was held on the platform of the station in Arras in France for police to arrive

A crazed gunman was stopped from committing a massacre on a high-speed train between Amsterdam and Paris, (file photo) by three U.S. Marines who jumped on the man as soon as he opened fire with a machine gun

A crazed gunman was stopped from committing a massacre on a high-speed train between Amsterdam and Paris, (file photo) by three U.S. Marines who jumped on the man as soon as he opened fire with a machine gun

The man was arrested by police near the town of Arras in northern France.

Train company Thalys confirmed the incident happened. A spokesman said: ‘The situation is under control, the travellers are safe. The train stopped and the emergency services are on site.’

No one at the SNCF French railways was immediately available to comment on the report.

A report on Twitter said that three US Marines detained the gunman until emergency services arrived.

The incident happened at approximately 6pm local time.

The motives behind the attack were not immediately known, although a spokesman for the interior minister said: ‘It is too early to speak of a terrorist link’.

A spokesman for the French state rail company SNCF said that the assailant was armed with guns and knives but gave no further details about the attack.

The spokesman had said earlier that three people were injured, two of them seriously, and that at least one suffered gunshot wounds.

French authorities are currently investigating the motive behind today's shooting which left three injured 

French authorities are currently investigating the motive behind today’s shooting which left three injured

An American and a Briton were reportedly among those injured.

The gunman was arrested after the train pulled into the station in the northern French town of Arras, the SNCF spokesman told AFP.

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve was heading to Arras in the wake of the incident, which occurred shortly after 6pm local time.

His spokesman Pierre-Henry Brandet confirmed to AFP that a man had opened fire on the train but said that at this stage “we do not know his motives”.

The French actor Jean-Hugues Anglade, who appeared in the 1986 cult film ‘Betty Blue’ staring Beatrice Dalle, was lightly injured.

Thalys said on its website that several trains had been delayed after the ‘intervention of security forces at Arras station’.

‘The train is at the station and emergency services are at the scene,’ said Thalys, which is jointly owned by the national rail companies of Belgium, France and Germany.

France remains on edge after Islamic extremists attacked the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and a Jewish supermarket in Paris in January.

In June, a man beheaded his boss and tried to blow up a gas plant in southern France in what prosecutors say was an attack inspired by ISIS.

A Foreign Office spokeswoman said: ‘We are aware of reports of shots being fired on a train in France.

‘The French authorities have responded, we are in contact with them and are urgenly seeking more information.’

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