French soldier opened fire after a suspicious man had tried to enter the Louvre museum in Paris, France with a suitcase, Reuters news agency reported citing RTL TV channel on Friday.
Shortly after the news emerged, French Interior Ministry posted a message on Twitter saying that a “serious security incident is taking place at the Louvre.”
Police has cordoned off access to the Louvre, Reuters reports.
Since 2015, France has faced a number of deadly terrorist attacks.
In early January 2015, Islamists killed 17 people in attacks at satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo’s office and a kosher food shop in Paris.
On November 13, 2015, Daesh terrorists conducted a series of coordinated attacksin the French capital, killing 130 people and injuring more than 350, many critically.
On July 14, 2016, a truck rammed into a large crowd celebrating Bastille Day in the French city of Nice. At least 84 people, including children, were killed and hundreds of others were injured.