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Couple with faux weapons trigger panic at Paris airport

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Charles de Gaulle Airport. Inventory Photograph: JOEL SAGET / AFP.

Two individuals holding a gun shine on the Paris Charles de Gaulle airport on Wednesday earlier than being arrested, sources near the investigation stated.

The passengers have been evacuated from Terminal 2 for about 45 minutes after the incident at 8:30 a.m.

They stated: "Two adults who don’t communicate French with weapons in a case," stated one supply.

"There was a wave of panic in Terminal 2 when individuals noticed the weapons," the supply added.

A police supply stated border brokers had arrested the couple, who spoke Russian and had no police data. One of many males had simply landed, and the opposite was a pal who had come to fulfill him on the airport.

An airport supply stated the lads have been French. The second man stated he was of Belarusian nationality, the supply added.

A safety perimeter was rapidly established. A squad of bombs had already been on the scene coping with an deserted bag.

The weapons have been "airsoft" weapons, replicas of weapons used for sport.

The airport authorities contemplate that those that carry them are "armed," stated an airport supply.

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