Shooting in Paris: there are victims

One policeman was killed and two people were injured in the gunfight, which occurred in Central Paris. The responsibility for the incident claimed “Islamic state”. On it informs Agency Reuters.

Photo: Reuters

The incident occurred on the Champs Elysees. The attacker was killed.

As reported by BFM TV, a police car drove the car from it came a criminal and opened fire. Was killed by a police officer. Then the criminal tried to escape but was shot.

Injured police and bystanders.

According to some reports the attacker was known to police and had committed the attack intentionally.

The investigation leads the counter-terrorism branch of the Paris Prosecutor’s office.

According to a twitter organization SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors the websites of the extremist group “Islamic state” through his publishing Amaq announced its responsibility for the attack on the police.

The IG claims that the executor of the attack was a certain Abu Yusuf al-Badges.

The centre cordoned off, for security reasons, closed three nearest metro stations. The police encourages residents and tourists to avoid the area.

Tirs sur les Champs-Elysées: “Une voiture est’arrivée à hauteur d’un car de police, un homme a ouvert le feu dessus” pic.twitter.com/UOh34fT38N

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We will remind, on Sunday, April 23, in France to pass the first round of elections. On Tuesday, the head of the French interior Ministry announced the arrest in Marseilles of two men who suspected that they were preparing to commit a terrorist attack “in coming days”.

In France the mode of state of emergency, which was introduced in 2015 after a series of attacks in Paris that killed 130 people.

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