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Police officer shot in French city of Avignon during drug raid: minister

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PARIS (Reuters) – A French police officer has been shot in the city of Avignon during an anti-narcotics operation, French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin said on his Twitter account.

He said several officers had been shot at during the anti-drug raid and that one had been hit.

The shooter is on the run in the city of Avignon, a police union source said.

(Reporting by Caroline Pailliez and Geert De Clercq; Editing by Chris Reese)

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