18:46 GMT27 January 2020
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    According to Actu17.fr, a mine disposal team has been dispatched to the scene, as the attacker could potentially have explosives.

    Police have neutralised a man who stabbed at least four people, one to death, in the Hautes-Bruyères departmental park in Villejuif commune in the southern suburbs of Paris, France, after 2 p.m local time, Actu17.fr reported on Friday. It took at least three shots to take down the knife attacker, according to sources cited by the BFMTV broadcaster.

    ​One of the wounded is currently in critical condition. The deceased victim was reportedly around fifty years old.

    Caption: #Vilejuif Park in Hauts de Bruyères. Ongoing intervention by the police. Avoid the area.

    Secretary of State to the Minister of the Interior Laurent Nuñez is on his way to the scene, RTL reported.

    Meanwhile, RTL reported that the perpetrator was a Caucasian bearded man wearing traditional North African clothes. Some witnesses reported that he shouted "Allahu Akbar". The police are verifying these reports.

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