Monday, 19 June 2017

#ParisAttack: Car rams police van on Champs-Elysees, armed suspect may be dead

Police took down an armed man after a car intentionally rammed into a police van Monday on the iconic Champs-Elysees in central Paris, authorities said.
Police officers and pedestrians stand by a sealed-off area of the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris after a car crashed into a police van Monday.
The small white car caught on fire after the collision and the driver may be dead, France's interior ministry spokesman Pierre-Henry Brandet told reporters Monday afternoon. The Paris prosecutor's office has opened an anti-terror investigation into the incident, Brandet said. About 20 police vans and multiple armed police surrounded a man on the ground. The incident took place at 3:40 p.m. local time (9:40 a.m. ET).
Authorities advised people to avoid the area.
In April, a man shot at police officers on the Champs-Elysees, killing one officer and wounding two others. Police shot and killed Karim Cheurfi as he tried to escape on the busy tourist boulevard.

Police standing by as the perpetrator lies face down in the dusty sidewalk after having his clothes ripped from him
The driver sprawled on the pavement with a bomb disposal robot nearby after a police officer ripped his clothes from him
The car left abandoned on the world-famous avenue and a red canister can be seen in the middle of the road which is teeming with police officers
The car being searched by a member of the bomb disposal team who is seen approaching the Renault Megane with a mask
The 31-year-old extremist who was known to French authorities is seen here being pulled from the burning vehicles by officers
A witness in the capital said he heard shots being fired and smoke coming from one of the vehicles, thought to be this Renault Megane

1 comment:

  1. We are tired I!
    Honestly this is getting too much.

    Long live TBW


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