One US troop injured in France train attack: Pentagon

Police work on a platform next to a Thalys train of French national railway operator SNCF at the main train station in Arras, northern France, on August 21, 2015One of the people injured in an attack on a French train was a US military member, the Pentagon confirmed Friday, amid reports that two US Marines had overpowered the gunman and stopped a massacre. “We are aware of the reports and can only confirm that one military member was injured in the incident,” Pentagon spokesman Commander William Urban said. Urban said the service member’s injuries were not life-threatening.

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