France train gunman had been under surveillance: source

August 22, 2015 9:40 AM

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PARIS/ARRAS, France A gunman who was overpowered by passengers during a shooting incident on a train had been under French police surveillance after foreign security services identified him as dangerous, a source with knowledge of the case and local media said.

The 26-year-old gunman wounded three people on Friday on board the high-speed train traveling from Amsterdam to Paris before being overwhelmed by passengers who included an American soldier.

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