Knife Wielding Suspect Attacks Police at Paris Gare du Nord station

Police have shot and killed a knife-wielding suspect who reportedly lunged at them at Paris Gare du Nord Train Station.

The unidentified man suddenly approached the policemen while lbrandishing along knife  at the train station at around 7am local time on Monday.

“The police used their weapon, thus removing any danger, for themselves and for the travelers,” confirmed minister of the interior Gérald Darmanin.

Footage from the scene has shown policemen pointing their guns to the left of the screen and shouting while gunshots were heard seconds later. 

The identity of the suspect is still unknown while police recovered the weapon which bore  markings that said “ACAB”, an anti-police slogan standing for “All Cops Are Bastards.”

It is not yet clear if the incident was related to terrorism or radical movements.


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