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19 Feb 2019 | 04:57 PM UTC

France: Shooting reported in Marseille February 19

France News Alert

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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Event

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.

Advice

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

 

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