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Another Mideast figure killed in a Paris shooting

A gunman shot and killed the ambassador of the United Arab Emirates Wednesday in the second killing of Middle East political figures here in two days, police said.

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Ambassador Khalifa Ahmed Abdel Aziz al-Mubarak was shot outside his residence on the chic Left Bank, near the Eiffel Tower.

The gunman escaped on foot, apparently alone, a police spokesman said. Police said the attack was similar to the shooting Tuesday of two Iranians.