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Paris Stabbing: Man Shot Dead After Bystanders Attacked With Knife

By Kathryn Snowdon

A man has been shot dead by police in Paris after attacking bystanders with a knife in the Opera district, according to local media reports.

Four people were injured, including two seriously, BFM TV said.

A police source confirmed there had been a knife attack without giving any details, Reuters reports.

1) I came out of a comedy show near Opera in central Paris and was immediately told to go back in because there was a madman with a knife. Once back inside we heard sirens and 2 gun shots. I then spoke to eyewitnesses who told me a man stabbed multilple people at random. pic.twitter.com/xvTmAv0ckb

— Charles Pellegrin (@ChPilgrim) May 12, 2018

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