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Police kill a man armed with a knife at Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris

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A man allegedly armed with a knife has died this wednesday shot dead of the French security forces at the Paris-Charles de Gaulle International Airport.

This has been reported by the Police prefecture through Twitter, which has highlighted the “cold blood” of the agent who has managed to “neutralize” a “threatening citizen in possession of a knife”, according to the message.

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According to French media, the incident occurred in terminal 2F of the airport, around 08:20 on Wednesday morning. Border unit agents have opened fire after warning the man that he was “bothering” airport security personnel, and after he tried to throw himself on the policemen.

Several media collect the testimony of a photographer from the France Presse agency, witness of the moment, describing a “tall, black man who brandished a knife-like object at police officers.” Said testimony explains that the subject pounced on a police officer despite being warned and an agent fired a single shot, which caused the death of the subject.

The authorities are now working to identify to the deceased person, of which hardly any details have emerged. According to The Figaro, his residence is unknown and he did not make any claims of a terrorist nature at the time of the alleged attack. the local newspaper Le Parisian specifies that the man killed was a native of the French overseas island of Martinique and that he was 32 years old.

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Source: Lasexta

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