On Thursday evening in the heart of Paris, on the Champs Elysees shooting occurred, which killed French officers. The attackers drove up to the car patrulno-sentry duty, and then one of them opened fire at the policeman who was in it. Police return fire managed to eliminate the shooter.
photo: from video by Sputnik France
The second offender managed to escape. As a result of firing one policeman died from wounds on the site of emergency, the second was hospitalized, but later media reported that he also died.
French President Francois Hollande has already declared the incident a terrorist attack.
“Everything points to the terrorist nature of the attack. However, the final conclusions is to do the investigation. The investigation is mandated anti-terrorism Prosecutor of Paris,” the President said following the meeting with the Prime Minister and the Minister of internal Affairs of France.
The Ministry of internal Affairs final conclusions do not hurry, however, this version also does not exclude. Investigators have found out that the data of the killed criminal was in a database of intelligence about the extremists that threaten the security of France. The man lived in the Department of Seine and Marne, is now in his home investigators carry out searches.
In addition, as reported by the French news Agency Le Figaro, linked with ISIS (banned in Russia) online Ammaq posted information about the involvement of terrorist group attacks in Paris.
“The terrorist organization “Islamic state” (banned in Russia) has claimed responsibility for the attack on the police on the Champs Elysees”, – stated in the message.