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Old 3rd October 2019, 04:49 PM   #1
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Paris Mass Killing - 4 dead - 3 are cops

Paris police attack: Four killed by knife-wielding employee

Originally Posted by BBC News
A knife-wielding employee has killed three officers and one administrative worker at police headquarters in the centre of the French capital, Paris.

The attacker, who has not been named, was shot dead by police. Witnesses described scenes of panic, with many people fleeing the building in tears. The area in the île de la Cité was sealed off.

The attack came a day after police went on strike across France over increasing violence towards officers. The Paris prosecutor said a murder investigation had been launched.

A motive for the attack remains unclear. However, police union officials have suggested the attacker may have been involved in a workplace dispute.

At about 13:00 local time (11:00 GMT; 12:00 BST), the attacker is said to have gone into the building and straight to his office where he began attacking colleagues with a knife. He stabbed three people inside two offices and two women on a stairway, before he was shot dead by an officer inside the building's courtyard, according to French media.

Three men and one woman were killed, Paris prosecutor Remy Heitz told reporters. A fifth person was critically injured in the attack, and was sent for surgery. The building is near major tourist sites including the Notre-Dame cathedral...
https://www.bbc.com/news/49921145
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Old 3rd October 2019, 04:56 PM   #2
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Kinda scary to think about.
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Old 6th October 2019, 07:08 AM   #3
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As an update - it appears it may be Islamist inspired:

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.bbc...urope-49945640

“Anti-terror investigators have taken over the inquiry into the killing of four police employees by a colleague in Paris on Thursday.”
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Old 6th October 2019, 07:19 AM   #4
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Paris : the city of love?

Paris is not the city of love it seems
More like murderers and criminals by all means
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Old 6th October 2019, 07:55 AM   #5
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Because of course stuff like that never happens in other First-World countries.
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Old 6th October 2019, 02:05 PM   #6
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Old 6th October 2019, 02:30 PM   #7
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So I guess this is a mass knifing. In a police station no less. Huh.
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Old 6th October 2019, 03:24 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by ShortHaxYT View Post
Paris is not the city of love it seems
More like murderers and criminals by all means
I've never heard Paris called "the city of love." The "city of light," yeah, for about 100 years now?
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Old 6th October 2019, 03:44 PM   #9
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I still here it sometimes here and there. I guess people don't want to concede that Paris is not what it used to be anymore.

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Originally Posted by ShortHaxYT View Post
I still here it sometimes here and there. I guess people don't want to concede that Paris is not what it used to be anymore.

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Was it ever?
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Old 6th October 2019, 05:50 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by bruto View Post
Was it ever?


In 2018, 89.4 million people went to France for travel and tourism. You could expect that a chunk of them would be newly-weds going for a honeymoon.

Even Google thinks that Paris is the “the City of Love.”




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Old 7th October 2019, 03:09 AM   #12
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Originally Posted by ShortHaxYT View Post
Paris is not the city of love it seems
More like murderers and criminals by all means
Have you compared the murder rate of Paris as compared to Toronto?

I did, and it's not looking good for Toronto.
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Old 7th October 2019, 06:41 AM   #13
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Originally Posted by Ryokan View Post
Have you compared the murder rate of Paris as compared to Toronto?

I did, and it's not looking good for Toronto.
You're dead right (there). Even though I live there some areas are more chaotic than others. I am fortunate to live in an area where criminal activity doesn't happen. Usually, areas that are situated in low-income housing neighborhoods tint Toronto's homicide numbers.
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