Hijab-wearing woman shot by police in Paris metro, condition critical

PARIS: Police shot and critically wounded a hijab-wearing woman in a Paris metro station on Tuesday morning, local media said, after commuters reported her behaving in a threatening manner.“Out of fear for their own safety, police agents used their weapons,” a police spokesperson told Reuters. The spokesperson could not say what in the “fully-veiled” woman’s behavior at the Bibliotheque Nationale de France station had prompted the officers to shoot her.

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