In Marseille masked men opened fire with machine guns

In Marseille masked men opened fire with machine guns

One person injured, reports the newspaper La Provence.

PARIS, may 21. /TASS/. A group of unknown men in masks opened fire on Monday at one of the city of Marseille in the South of France, leaving one person injured. This was reported by local newspaper La Provence.

According to the newspaper, the incident occurred at about 17 PM local time (18:00 GMT) in a residential area Busseron on the Northern outskirts of Marseille. Unknown was “men, armed with Kalashnikov rifles and dressed in masks”. As noted, the perpetrators of the incident traveled in three cars. They drove into the quarter and opened fire on a group of young men standing near the local house of culture.

? Des hommes armés de kalachnikovs et cagoulés ont ouvert le feu sur un groupe de jeunes dans le quartier de la Busserine (14e arrondissement de #Marseille), vers 17h. Une personne a été légèrement blessée.

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At the moment there is evidence that one person was “lightly injured” and was taken to hospital, but the medical help it needed. The area of the incident cordoned off by police at the scene forensics work.

According to first indications, the armed men fled after the incident, on the outskirts of the sleeping area staged a gunfight with the police. Their whereabouts are not reported.

The investigation of the incident charged in the moment of the criminal police. Messages about the terrorist track no.