Reports state that the man was not previously known to the police, and has been arrested.
The soldier is reported to have tackled his attacker to the ground before he was arrested by armed police, the Independent reports.
'Win-win-win' as Paris gets 2024 Olympics Los Angeles 2028
The International Olympic Committee , IOC, formally announced on Wednesday the 2024 Summer Olympics will be held in Paris. It will be the third time that Los Angeles hosts the Olympics, with the first two happening in 1932 and 1984.
On August 9 six soldiers on patrol in the ongoing anti-terror operation dubbed Operation Sentinelle in the Paris suburb of Levallois were injured, two seriously, when a vehicle deliberately rammed into them. In January 2015, Islamist gunmen had stormed into the offices of satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, killing 12 journalists.
French Defense Minister Florence Parly said the number of troops involved in the Sentinelle operation would remain at 7,000 under the plan.
"The man is under control".
Kirkuk governor says Iraqi parliament vote to remove him 'unlawful'
The move came after Iraq's parliament voted to remove the governor of Kirkuk, a staunch supporter of Kurdish independence. Hussein al-Maliki says that all Kurdish lawmakers boycotted Thursday's session, while Arab lawmakers voted in favor.
Recently, authorities said last month that six soldiers in Levallois, outside Paris, were hurt when a driver deliberately rammed into them.
This new attack "justifies what we want to do, that's to say make these (security) measures even more unpredictable, undetectable for potential attackers", she said.
Two women were injured on Friday by an attacker wielding a hammer and shouting Allahu Akbar in the eastern French town of Chalon-sur-Saone in Burgundy, local officials said. In April, a police officer was killed in a shooting on the Champs-Elysées.
War games show assertive Russian Federation could spark misunderstandings, says North Atlantic Treaty Organisation chief
The maneuvers "are of a purely defensive nature and are not directed against any states or groups of countries", it said. The last time Russian President Vladimir Putin sent troops to Belarus a new war erupted.