Tuesday, 26 October 2021 03:22 GMT

French man hits President Macron with egg in restaurant trade fair

(MENAFN) On Monday, French President Emmanuel Macron was hit by an egg, when he was making a visit to a restaurant trade fair in Lyon, France.

The scene spread broadly on social media, the president was seen greeting fair-goers and cheerily socializing while a brown egg hit him on the left shoulder. It glanced off without breaking as Macron's security staff right away protected him from further harm.

A man opposite the president was witnessed being surrounded immediately and arrested in handcuffs.

The man who hit Macron with the egg shouted "Long live the revolution" as he threw the egg, and he was then taken into custody.

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