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French pizzeria rammed by car; one dead

Posted August 14

A car was intentionally rammed into a pizzeria in Sept-Sorts, France, 34 miles east of Paris, on August 14, 2017, a spokesperson for the French Interior Ministry told CNN.

A car was intentionally rammed into a pizzeria east of Paris Monday night, leaving one person dead and seven injured, according to the French Interior Ministry.

The driver was arrested after the incident in Sept-Sorts, 55 kilometers (34 miles) east of Paris, a ministry spokesperson told CNN.

There are no indications that the incident was terror-related, a spokeswoman for the Paris Prosecutor said.

The French National police tweeted that an operation was ongoing and asked people to respect the security perimeter, in order not to affect the rescue operations.

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