The assailant is dead and French police are warning people to avoid Marseille’s main train station amid reports of a knife attack, The Associated Press reported.
On Twitter, Marseille police said an operation “is underway," the AP reported. The train station has been evacuated.
French television BFM TV reported that at least one person was stabbed, and the assailant fatally shot, the AP reported.
Interior Minister Gerard Collomb on Twitter said he’s going immediately to the scene “after the attack perpetrated near Saint Charles train station," the AP reported.