Lahore, 8th June: French President Emmanuel Macron has been slapped by a man during a visit to the region of Drome, Southeast France.
.According to reports, French President Emmanuel Macron was slapped by a man on Tuesday during a walkabout session with a crowd in the Drome region of southeastern France.
Videos on social media show that Macron approached a barrier to greet a man in a green t-shirt, who moved forward and instead of shaking hands, slapped the 43-year-old President across the face.
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Macron’s bodyguards intervened and arrested two men in this regard. The police are investigating the man who slapped and another individual involved in the matter.
According to reports, after visiting a high school, the President came back to his car at around 1:15 pm (1115 GMT) and was about to be seated when the onlookers called out at him.
Macron went to meet them and that’s when the incident happened.
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