Paris Police Kill Man With Cleaver and Fake Explosive Vest

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  • Man shot as he was trying to enter a Paris police station
  • Incident on the first anniversary of Charlie Hebdo shootings

A police cordon at the Rue des Islettes near Barbes-Rochechouart metro station in the north of Paris on Jan. 7, 2016.

Photographer: Lionel Bonaventure/AFP via Getty Images

French police shot dead a man armed with a butcher’s cleaver and wearing a fake explosive device as he tried to enter a police station in northern Paris, showing a city on edge on the first anniversary of the Charlie Hebdo terrorist attacks.

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