Police open fire at Charles de Gaulle airport on a man who threatened them with a knife


In Paris, at Charles de Gaulle airport, police officers opened fire with service weapons, reports today, August 10, the BFM television channel.

“Police officers on duty at Charles de Gaulle Airport used weapons against an intruder who threatened them with a knife,” the newscaster said.

According to him, the attacker did not obey repeated demands to put down the knife and went to the law enforcement officers with a “threatening look”.

“Police officers opened fire and wounded the attacker in the stomach. The attacker later died.” – said the host.

It is noted that the Paris prefecture expressed support for the actions of the police.

“This morning, the police showed composure and neutralized a man armed with a knife at Charles de Gaulle airport,” the prefecture tweeted.

EADaily adds: the day before, on August 9, in the German city of Dortmund, the police shot dead a 16-year-old black teenager who attacked law enforcement officers with a knife. The incident occurred on the territory near the Church of St. Anthony, where a group of young people was chilling. The police were called by a local resident. During the arrest, the police used a stun gun, but it did not work, as a result of which the criminal rushed at the officers with a stabbing weapon. According to local media, the attacker lost consciousness and later died during an emergency operation in the hospital. According to preliminary data, the 16-year-old migrant arrived from Senegal.

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