A police operation has been ongoing since around 16:30 (local time) on Tuesday, August 21, near Paris’s Gare de l’Est station. A gunman has reportedly taken refuge in an apartment building on Passage Brady. A security permitted has been established, shops and restaurants evacuated in the vicinity, and traffic blocked on the nearby Strasbourg Boulevard. Shots have reportedly been fired.
Individuals in Paris are advised to avoid the area until the situation stabilizes.
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