Man ‘neutralised’ by police in Villejuif

Paris stabbing: Man ‘neutralised’ by police in Villejuif

A man stabbed a number of passers-by in a park near Paris before being shot dead by police, local media report.

The knife attack happened in the town of Villejuif, 7km (4 miles) south of the French capital.

Four people are believed to have been stabbed including two who are reported to have died.

The attacker was chased by police and then shot nearby. Some reports suggest he was wearing an explosive vest although this has not been confirmed.

Police have advised people to avoid the area near to the Hautes-Bruyères State Park.

Source: bbc.co.uk

Villejuif, near Paris

Villejuif, near Paris

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