In the centre of Paris in the shootout a policeman was killed and another wounded

В центре Парижа в перестрелке погиб полицейский, еще один ранен

In a shootout in Central Paris killed a policeman, the gunman also killed, reports Reuters.

BREAKING: One policeman killed after shooting incident on Champs Elysees in Paris; the person who fired on police, killed

— Reuters World (@ReutersWorld) on 20 April 2017.

Another police officer, the incident was wounded. Also, there is information that the attackers were two. About it to Agency has informed a source in the police.

According to Union police, the assailant was behind the wheel of a car. He stopped at a red light and shot the COP.

Reuters reports that the incident is likely to be qualified as a terrorist attack. However, there is another version. Three police source said that the shooting is connected with an armed robbery.

The speaker of the Ministry of internal Affairs in the broadcast of BFM TV confirmed that the officers were deliberately attacked.

The area around the Champs-elysées surrounded, in the sky over the center of Paris is flying a police helicopter.

‘Stay back… the area”s dangerous’ https://t.co/Kqbw27wtja

— BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) April 20, 2017

The incident occurred on the eve of elections of the President of France. The vote is scheduled for Sunday, April 23.

We will remind, in the USA fighter nicknamed “Black Jesus” shot three passers-by.

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