Media: Responsibility for the shooting in Paris took IG

The French President said earlier that, according to preliminary data, the attack on the police wore a terrorist nature.

Terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG) has taken responsibility for the shooting in Central Paris, AFP reports citing a website associated with extremists.

According to media reports, ISIS has named the attacker as one of the militant group, saying that he was a Belgian by the name Abu Yusif.

Le groupe Etat islamique revendique la fusillade à Paris (organe de propagande de l EI) #AFP

— Agence France-Presse (@afpfr) on 20 April 2017.

French President Francois Hollande said in a first statement after an armed attack on a police patrol, which according to preliminary data, it was of terrorist nature .

According to him, the authorities are convinced that we are talking about the version that points to the terrorist nature of the attack, but the final conclusions is to do the investigation, which is entrusted to the anti-terrorist division of the Paris Prosecutor’s office.

He confirmed the previously updated in the media information that a shootout killed one policeman, two others injured, the assailant was neutralized, also injured a passing woman.

As reported Корреспондент.netin the center of Paris there was a shootout in which a policeman was killed. One of the attackers was liquidated by response fire, the other might be disappeared.

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