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Man runs police check-point near St Peter's

Shots fired, high-speed chase after BMW tries to ram officers

(ANSA) - ROME, JUN 20 - A 39-year-old Albanian man calling himself the Archangel Michael ran a police checkpoint near the Vatican Sunday morning as Pope Francis was delivering his traditional Angelus blessing.
    Police fired at the BMW's wheels after the man, Erjol Nako, tried to run them over and the car was stopped after a high-speed chase near Via della Conciliazione, flooded with pilgrims at the time.
    The man was eventually subdued with a taser. (ANSA).


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