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´Gunshots are being fired´: BBC reporter in
Paris captures the moment police mistake
a loud noise for gunfire and spark panic

Daily Mail [UK], by Rory Tingle

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 4/20/2017 7:02:44 PM

This is the moment a BBC report was interrupted by loud noises that police mistook for gunfire. The reporter was describing the ´tension´ in the French capital following an attack that left one policeman dead and two seriously injured. Then a sound like gunshots could be heard, which led to police shouting at the journalist and her cameraman to run for cover. At the start of the video, the reporter says: ´People in central Paris were too scared to leave their homes, the tension is palpable.´ After the loud bangs, she says: ´A sudden noise where we were was mistaken for gunfire and

      


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