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Gunman carrying Koran arrested at Paris Disneyland

A gunman who tried to enter Disneyland Paris was arrested Thursday. THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images

A gunman who tried to enter Disneyland Paris was arrested Thursday. 

Disneyland Paris guards stopped a gunman carrying two weapons and a copy of the Koran inside the park’s hotel, local media reported.

The man was arrested after hotel security guards spotted him with a pair of small guns and a box of ammo, RTL reported.

No one was injured as the unidentified man was taken into custody.

Police believe the man may have traveled to the Happiest Place on Earth with an accomplice. Cops are hunting for the possible second gunman.

No other details were immediately available.

Security guards stopped the armed man before he could enter Disneyland Paris.Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

Security guards stopped the armed man before he could enter Disneyland Paris.

There are several hotels around Disneyland Paris, which is east of the French capital and is among Europe’s most-visited tourist attractions.

France remains under a state of emergency since a series of synchronized terror attacks killed 130 people across the city in November. The attacks, carried out by ISIS fighters, targeted a soccer stadium, a music hall and a row of trendy cafes.

Disney installed metal detectors at its Florida and California parks in December amid rising fears of gun violence. The U.S. locations also stopped selling toy guns and banned adults from wearing costumes.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.

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Nation / World – NY Daily News

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