Continued: media reported about the death in Paris of the second policeman from the received wounds
One of the witnesses of the attack on the police in the Champs Elysees area in Paris told Reuters that he saw from the car a man came out and opened fire with a machine gun.
The police said that the car stopped at a red light, and at this point, passing a criminal started shooting.
According to recent reports, the attack killed one policeman, two others were injured. The assailant was eliminated. The police assumes that criminals was two, one of them disappeared.
In the Champs Elysees area, the police launched the operation. Used helicopters. The scene comes special transport with armed police.
As the version of the incident, according to sources, is seen as a terrorist attack and an armed robbery. At the same time, the interior Ministry of France said that the motives of the attack so far, although shooting at the officers was aiming.
Anti-terrorist unit of the Prosecutor’s office launched an investigation.