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Paris on lockdown as man ‘threatens to blow himself up’ outside Iranian embassy

Samantha Parker By Samantha Parker May13,2024

Paris has been put on lockdown after a man is reportedly threatening to blow himself up outside the Iranian embassy.

Streets surrounding the 16th arrondissment have been cordoned off as a number of armed officers storm the scene.

The man is believed to be wearing a belt strapped with explosives.

Police have also repertedly ordered the city’s Metro Line 6 to be interrupted as a safety measure.

It comes after Israel launched a revenge attack on Iran by firing drones in the early hours of this morning.

This was in response to Iran launching over 300 missiles towards Israel on Saturday.

However, 99 percent of the missiles were intercepted by Israel and its allies.

It was not yet clear whether the incident in Paris is related to the on-going crisis in the Middle East.

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Samantha Parker

By Samantha Parker

Samantha is a seasoned journalist with a passion for uncovering the truth behind the headlines. With years of experience in investigative reporting, she has covered a wide range of topics including politics, crime, and entertainment. Her in-depth analysis and commitment to factual accuracy make her a respected voice in the field of journalism.

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2 thoughts on “Paris on lockdown as man ‘threatens to blow himself up’ outside Iranian embassy”
  1. It’s truly concerning to hear about the situation developing in Paris. One can only hope for a peaceful resolution and the safety of all involved. Let’s stay informed and support those working to de-escalate the tension.

  2. It’s truly alarming to hear about the situation in Paris. This man threatening to blow himself up outside the Iranian embassy has put the whole city at risk. I hope the authorities can defuse the situation and ensure the safety of everyone in the area. My thoughts are with the people of Paris during this tense time.

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