Macron slapped by man during trip to southeast France; 2 detained
PARIS/LYON — French President Emmanuel Macron was slapped across the face by a man during a trip to southeast France on Tuesday, an aide said.
Images broadcast on the BFM news channel showed Macron approach a barrier to shake the hand of a man who slapped the 43-year-old across the face in the village of Tain-l’Hermitage in the Drome region.
Two individuals were detained because of the incident, according to an official.
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