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12 November 2004

Associated Press

PARIS — A Venezuelan man swiped a policeman's gun while handcuffed and opened fire Friday at the foot of the Eiffel Tower, injuring a police officer and two security guards, officials said. The man, who is in his 30s, was taken into custody after the incident, which occurred as he was being questioned for attempting to enter a restricted area of the Paris monument, police officials said. The suspect grabbed the policeman's pistol while his hands were cuffed behind... (

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