|

Shootout in Paris: police officer killed

EPA / UPG

EPA / UPG

EPA / UPG

EPA / UPG

EPA / UPG

EPA / UPG

EPA / UPG

EPA / UPG

EPA / UPG

EPA / UPG

EPA / UPG

EPA / UPG

EPA / UPG

EPA / UPG

The police admit that incident is a terrorist attack.

When shooting in the district of Champs elysées in the French capital, killing one policeman and another wounded, reports Reuters.

It is noted that the gunman was eliminated, in the centre of Paris there is a special operation above the scene flies a helicopter. The police said that the assailant opened fire on a passing police car, which stopped at a red light.

The attack involved two criminals, one of them disappeared, reports Le Figaro, citing a source. According to eyewitnesses, the criminals were firing from a Kalashnikov.

The police admit that incident is a terrorist attack.

WATCH: Video shows heavy police presence on the Champs-Élysées in Paris following incident: … pic.twitter .com/xJhqceHP3A

— Derrick Rose WHAS11 (@WHAS11DRose) 20 APR 2017

#ChampsElysees Une importante colonne de camions de CRS vient d arriver sur place pour prêter main forte à la police pic.twitter.com/mvGYOfL4k7

— Arthur Berdah (@arthurberdah) 20 APR 2017

Metropolitan police on Twitter urged to avoid the area of the incident, without explaining why.

Intervention de police en cours sur le secteur des #ChampsElysees Evitez le secteur et respectez les consignes des forces de police

— Préfecture de police (@prefpolice) 20 APR 2017

Earlier it was reported that the Paris Orly airport border guard shot and killed a man who took a gun from a soldier. The French authorities have classified the attack as a terrorist attack.

In France arrested on suspicion of preparing terrorist attack

Leave a comment

Confirm that you are not a bot - select a man with raised hand: