BREAKING NEWS: Milan, Italy: Airport Terminal Evacuated After Police Shoot Man

21 Feb

A terminal at Milan’s Malpensa airport was evacuated Monday when a man smashed his car into the terminal building and was shot by a police officer after trying to stab him, a security source said.

All flights departing from Malpensa have been suspended Enlarge photo

“A Tunisian man… who was in a car with his wife and three children tried to smash into the terminal,” the source told AFP.

“He then got out of the car with a knife in his hand and threatened a police officer. The officer tried to calm him and escort him out of the terminal.

“When the man threw his knife at the officer, the officer shot him in the foot,” the source added.

All flights departing from Malpensa have been suspended, while arrivals are continuing as normal, ANSA news agency reported.

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