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19 Feb 2019 | 04:57 PM UTC

France: Shooting reported in Marseille February 19

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Shooting and stabbing reported near Canebière area in Marseille February 19; avoid the area

TIMEFRAME expected from 2/19/2019, 12:00 AM until 2/20/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Paris). COUNTRY/REGION Marseille

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A shooting has been reported in Marseille on the evening (local time) of Tuesday, February 19. According to initial reports, an individual armed with a knife attacked and injured two people in the Canebière area; police subsequently shot the attacker. Details are still emerging. A police operation is underway, and a security perimeter has been established around the area. The motives behind the attack remain unknown.


Individuals in Marseille are advised to avoid the above area until the situation has normalized.


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