by Elaine Ganley
Posted Jan 1, 2016
“Even if this happened near a mosque, the target was the soldiers,” Mayor DaragonPARIS – A man rammed his car into four soldiers guarding a mosque on Friday in the southeast French city of Valence, but was stopped when a soldier fired and wounded him, authorities said.
His motives were unclear, but with France on high alert after the co-ordinated attacks in Paris on Nov. 13, determining what, or who, was behind the attack carried a sense of urgency.
One soldier was slightly injured in the leg, and a passerby was hit in the leg by a stray bullet, the interior and defence ministers said in a joint statement.
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