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    Young Man Drives Car Into Crowd Near Night Club in France - Reports

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    An 18-19-year-old man took issue with a nightclub guard in Cambrai, (Nord prefecture) France, AFP reported. After a row with security, he got into a car and rammed it into a nearby crowd.

    The young man suspected of ramming his car into the crowd near a nightclub in Cambrai, (Nord) France after a dispute with security personnel, was taken into custody Sunday, AFP reported, citing its sources.

    At least seven people were injured as a result of the offense, including the guard. Two of the injured persons are reportedly in critical condition and have been taken by helicopter to hospitals in Lille and Valenciennes.

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    The assault took place duringt the night from Saturday into Sunday around 4:30 a.m local time (2:30 a.m. GMT), the media specified. The attacker was reportedly drunk and, when he could not enter the club, he rammed into people around it.

    An investigation into the attack has been opened.

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