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Paris attack: Cop killed in ISIS attack escaped death in Bataclan massacre

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April 21, 2017 17:40

The police officer killed by a gunman in Paris has been identified as a man who responded to Isis' previous attacks in November 2015, reports the Independent.

Xavier Jugel, 37, was one of hundreds of officers deployed to the Bataclan as militants massacred 90 people with guns and suicide vests.

He returned to the concert hall for a commemorative concert almost a year later, telling journalists he was happy to be part of the "symbolic' reopening.

"We're here tonight as witnesses," Jugel told People magazine. "Here to defend our civic values. This concert's to celebrate life. To say no to terrorists."

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