Video: French President Emmanuel Macron slapped by a man during a walkabout session

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According to reports Two people were arrested after French President Emmanuel Macron was slapped by a man during a walkabout session with a crowd in the Drome region in southeastern France, BFM TV and RMC radio reported on Tuesday.

BFM TV and RMC published a video clip, circulating on Twitter, which shows a man in a green T-Shirt, with glasses and a face mask shout out “Down with Macronia” (“A Bas La Macronie”) and then deliver a slap to Macron’s face.

Macron’s security entourage quickly intervened to pull the man to the ground and move Macron away from him. Macron’s entourage confirmed that a man had attempted to slap Macron.

Paris:-French President Emmanuel Macron was on Tuesday slapped by a man in a crowd of onlookers while he was greeting them during a walkabout in southern France. Within seconds of the incident, Macron’s security entourage quickly intervened to pull the man to the ground and moves Macron away from him. Following the incident, a video of the same has gone viral and being widely circulated on social media. Two people have been arrested in this connection with the incident, said a Reuters report