- Title: Knifeman attacks officers at Paris police station
- Date: 3rd October 2019
- Summary: PARIS, FRANCE (OCTOBER 3, 2019) (REUTERS) POLICE LINE AROUND POLICE PREFECTURE OFFICERS OUTSIDE BUILDING POLICE AT PREFECTURE ENTRANCE, ONE OFFICER RUNNING BEHIND POLICE LINE FIRST AID RESPONDERS ARRIVING, SPEAKING TO POLICE POLICE LINE POLICE AT ENTRANCE VARIOUS OF PEOPLE WALKING AWAY FROM BUILDING ARMED POLICE OUTSIDE BUILDING CAR BEHIND POLICE LINE, POLICE STANDING GUARD AND PEOPLE WALKING AWAY FROM ENTRANCE
- Embargoed: 17th October 2019 13:29
- Keywords: police armed man security knife attack
- Location: PARIS, FRANCE
- City: PARIS, FRANCE
- Country: France
- Topics: Conflicts/War/Peace,International/National Security
- Reuters ID: LVA001AZJN6MF
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text: A man attacked police officers with a knife in the headquarters of the Paris police on Thursday (October 3) and the attacker was killed, two sources close to the police told Reuters.
One of the victims of the knife attack in the headquarters of the Paris police on Thursday has died, a police union official told French television.
"As we speak, one colleague is dead following a knife attack. Another colleague is in a state of shock (...) and the person behind the attack has been shot by another colleague," Loic Travers, local head of the Alliance police union, said on BFM TV.
The man behind the attack is believed to be a member of police staff at the headquarters, a police union source and a police source told Reuters.
(Production: Ardee Napolitano)
- Copyright Holder: REUTERS
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