Police operation on the Iranian consulate in Paris, a person arrested | EUROtoday

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LThe police mobilized this Friday, April 19 afternoon, on the Iranian consulate in Paris, whereas Israel launched an assault towards Iran within the morning in retaliation for Iranian strikes towards its territory final weekend. .

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“A witness saw a man entering there carrying a grenade or an explosive vest,” Agence France-Presse discovered from the police headquarters. “The police prefect, Laurent Nuñez, mobilized the BRI”, an elite police unit, the identical supply added, specifying that the consulate had made a “request for intervention” to the PP. In the center of the afternoon, a person was arrested.

A person with psychological issues

According to a supply on the Iranian consulate in Paris at Point, the person who entered the constructing this afternoon was unarmed and affected by psychological issues. After having spoken at size with workers behind the counter, and having obtained desserts and water, he left as he had arrived and was arrested by the police. He wouldn't have been threatening.

The Iranian consulate district, situated avenue d'Iéna, in 16e district of the capital, was fully sealed off and a powerful police drive was deployed. site visitors on strains 9 and 6 was interrupted earlier than progressively resuming round 3:20 p.m.