Paris police: Champs-Elysees attacker killed, firearms and explosives found in auto
Paris police: Champs-Elysees attacker killed, firearms and explosives found in auto
20 Junio, 2017, 18:52
The auto hit the front of the van as it was overtaking a convoy of police vehicles, a police spokeswoman said.
The 31-year-old driver was armed and has been already on police radar, it added. He said they were in London shortly after the recent big attack there.
Agence France-press and the TV channel BFM-TV reported that the vehicle the perpetrator of the accident was found a Kalashnikov rifle, ammunition and a gas cylinder. Fortunately, there are no reports of any law enforcement officers or bystanders being hurt.
According to the BFMTV broadcaster, the perpetrator was 31 years old and known to the French special services as someone who could be potentially unsafe to national security, marked with the so-called "fiche S".
Interior ministry spokesman Pierre-Henry Brandet said the driver, whose auto exploded as he tried to ram a police vehicle, is "most probably" dead.
The tweet Monday confirmed an attack had taken place on Paris' famed Champs-Elysees.
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Police swooped to arrest the man after reports of a vehicle explosion and gunfire near the tourist hotspot in the French capital. He said the attacker appeared to have acted deliberately.
Police officers patrol near the Champs-Elysees avenue on June 19, 2017 in Paris, France.
The incident occurred at about 4 p.m. local time (14:00 GMT) at Avenue Champs-Elysees, a couple hundred feet away from the presidential palace. That incident recalled two other attacks on soldiers providing security at prominent locations around Paris, one at the Louvre museum in February and one at Orly airport in March.
Police have closed two of the Metro stations on the Champs-Elysees, a world-renowned avenue lined with shops and cinemas that is a major tourist draw in the French capital.
Djaziri's father, who has since been detained, toldAFP that his son was a licensed gun-owner, and a source close to the probe said he owned nine weapons including pistols and an assault rifle.
It has been reported that the suspected attacker was subject to an "S" file, meaning that authorities were at some point monitoring him for potential links to extremism.
The auto, a white Renault Mégane, has been immobilized, police said, and no one was injured.
The van used in the attack was reportedly hired in Wales.
It is unclear the attacker has been killed or why he drove into the police Monday.
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