French Policeman Killed in Shooting in Paris

  • As per reports, an attacker opened fire on a police van full of officers on the Champs Élysées in central Paris, killing one policeman and injuring two others on Thursday night. As mentioned by a French interior ministry official, the lives of the two injured officers are not in danger anymore.

    The attacker was reportedly shot dead by police.

    The responsibility of the attack was claimed by the Islamic State.

    Following the attack, the French president, François Hollande, canceled a defence council meeting which was scheduled for 8am on Friday.

    Location Map of Shooting at Champs Élysées, Paris