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International terrorist organization “Islamic state” has claimed responsibility for the attack on the police in Paris. About it reports Reuters with a reference to the resource associated with the extremists.
The report said that the attack was made by one of the “soldiers” of ISIS that bears his name and nationality — Belgian Abu Yusif.
French President Francois Hollande in a televised address, said that on Friday, April 21, held an emergency meeting on security, defense and intelligence. According to him, all the signs indicate that the attack was related to terrorism.
The head of state promised that security forces will remain vigilant during the upcoming presidential elections. The first round is scheduled for Sunday, April 23.
Attack on police was made on Thursday evening, April 20. Next to a utility vehicle, a car stopped, got out a man and fired shots. One of the employees was killed on the spot, seriously injured two of his colleagues. The offender was eliminated, his accomplice allegedly managed to escape.
In Paris, conducted a special operation. We are searching for the second suspect, a warrant for his arrest. According to police, he arrived in Paris from Belgium.
“Islamic state” in Russia included in the list of terrorist organizations, for participation in activities which provide for criminal liability.