PARIS: Mallika Sherawat was reportedly tear-gassed and beaten up in her apartment block in Paris. Sherawat and her friend Cyrille Auxenfans were attacked by intruders who ‘wore scarves across their faces and without saying a word, sprayed their victims with tear gas before punching them.’ The police revealed about the incident, which happened on the night of November 11 – just a month after reality TV star Kim Kardashian was robbed at gunpoint here, reports dailymail.co.uk. According to Le Parisien newspaper, the criminals wore scarves across their faces and “without saying a word, sprayed their victims with tear gas before punching them”. They then fled, leaving a shocked Mallika and her friend to call the emergency services. The report said that the police have launched a criminal investigation, and detectives believe that this may have been a robbery attempt.Sherawat has barely escaped similar incidents in the past in India. A report in Mid-Day said that Sherawat was at the risk of being attacked in Jaipur in 2013 when she was shooting for the biopic of Bhanwari Devi. The Myth actor is pursuing her career in the West. Though no reaction came from Mallika on this attack but she shared with fans a video from Geneva, where she was travelling on November 12. “In #Geneva #Switzerland for the weekend, wanted to share with you one of my favorite places:) #lifestyle #weekendvibes #lareserve,” she wrote along with her post.