Security Alert: Knife attack at Paris Gare du Nord

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France
(January 11, 2023)

Location: Paris Gare du Nord

Event: Media report a man attacked people with a knife at the Gare du Nord train station in Paris this morning. Media reports the attacker is in police custody. U.S. citizens affected by incidents like this can always contact the U.S. Embassy for assistance at 01 43 12 22 22, day or night.

Actions to Take:
• Avoid police activity in the area
• Monitor local media for updates
• Always remain aware of your surroundings
• Notify friends and family of your safety
U.S. citizens may monitor English-language French media at the following:
U.S. Embassy Paris, France
+33 (1) 43 12 22 22

U.S. Consulate General Marseille, France
+33 (1) 43 12 22 22

U.S. Consulate General Strasbourg, France
+33 (1) 43 12 22 22

State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

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