Police Sharpshooter Accidentally Opens Fire At President Hollande Speech, Two Injured

Incident de l'inauguration de la LGV Tours-Bordeaux. Coup de feu accidentel. Un vigile s'est tir dans la jambe…
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A police sharpshooter accidentally opened fire during a speech by French President Francis Hollande, injuring two people in the process, AP reported. The incident happened on Tuesday afternoon in Villognon, Charente in western France where Hollande was preparing to reveal the LGV high speed rail line, when a shot was clearly heard in the background of event, prompting the French president to stop and look around concerned.
“I hope that wasn’t serious,” Hollande said nonchalantly after the loud shot rang out, before continuing with his speech at the unveiling of the LGV high speed rail line.

This post was published at Zero Hedge on Feb 28, 2017.

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