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    BREAKING NEWS: Gunman with an AK-47 kills one police officer and wounds another in central Paris on the Champs Elysees before he is shot dead in terrifying 'terrorist attack'

    There is panic on the streets of Paris this evening after a gunman opened fire and shot one police officer dead and seriously injured another on the Champs Elysees in Paris. There are understood to have been two attackers and one has been shot dead. The road has been locked down with hundreds of heavily-armed officers flooding the area which is popular with tourists. France is currently under a state of emergency following a spate of Islamist terror attacks and the horrifying incident comes as presidential candidates took place in a TV debate nearby. French police have advised those in the city to stay clear of the area. The shooting comes just hours after one of the busiest roads in the capital was closed off by police as officers dealt with a 'suspicious package'

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    BREAKING NEWS: 'At least two' Kalashnikov-wielding terrorists kill one police officer and wound another in attack on Paris's Champs Elysees

    • A policeman was killed this evening following a shooting in the French capital
    • Another officer was seriously wounded and the attacker was eventually shot
    • World famous avenue which is popular with tourists was on lockdown by 9pm
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    A police officer was shot dead and another seriously wounded by two Kalashnikov-wielding gunmen on the Champs Elysees in central Paris tonight.
    French police said that the incident was probably a 'terrorist act' and the world famous avenue was on lockdown by 9pm.
    Heavily armed officers had flooded the area and a third individual - believed to be the killer - was also hurt and 'neutralised', according to police sources.
    Reports suggest 'at least' two people were involved in the attack which took place as presidential candidates took part in a TV debate nearby.
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    A French police officer was tonight shot dead on the Champs Elysees in Paris (pictured) - just as presidential candidates took part in a TV debate nearby


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    Heavily armed officers had flooded the area following the gunshots which were heard in the city


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    One police officer has been killed on the Champs Elysees in central Paris (pictured) this evening


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    Another officer was seriously wounded while the attacker was killed on the world famous avenue (pictured)

    The BFM TV news channel reported that 'two offers were hit and one has been killed'.
    A witness identified only as Ines told BFM that she heard a shooting, saw a man's body on the ground and the area was quickly evacuated by police.
    The attack came three days before the first round of balloting in France's tense presidential election.
    France is currently under a state of emergency following a spate of Islamist terror attacks.
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    The shooting comes just hours after one of the busiest roads in Paris was closed off by police as officers dealt with a 'suspicious package'.
    Reports suggested that items were discovered by officers as Rue de Rivoli remained shut.
    Stunned witnesses described seeing a large police presence on the two-mile-long road.
    It is believed that the Paris Metro service is not stopping there as officers try and deal with the incident.
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    The attack on Champs Elysees (pictured) come just three days before the first round of balloting in France's tense presidential election


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    Police closed off the busy street in the heart of the city as they tried to deal with 'suspicious items'


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    The two-mile road (pictured) is home to some of the most fashionable shops in the world and was closed on Thursday evening

    The incident on Thursday comes as France remains in a state of emergency following the Paris attacks in 2015 and the Bastille Day killings in Nice in 2016.
    Rue de Rivoli is a busy commercial street just north of the River Seine which is home to some of the most fashionable shops in the world.






    A COUNTRY UNDER SIEGE: TIMELINE OF FRANCE TERROR

    March, 18, 2017 - Convicted criminal with links to radical Islam shouted 'I am here to die for Allah, there will be deaths' seconds before he was shot dead during an attack at Orly airport. The 39-year-old, named locally as career criminal Ziyed Ben Belgacem, was killed after wrestling a soldier's gun from her and fleeing into a McDonald's. He sent a text message to his brother and father stating 'I shot the police', shortly before he was killed.
    February 3, 2017 - A man is shot five times outside the Louvre museum in the heart of Paris after attempting to storm the historic art gallery.
    July 14, 2016 - Amid Bastille Day celebrations in the Riviera city of Nice, a large truck is driven into a festive crowd. Some 86 people from a wide variety of countries are killed. The driver is shot dead. Islamic State extremists claim responsibility for the attack. The state of emergency in France is extended and extra protection, including robust barriers to prevent similar attacks, is put in place at major sites in France.
    June 13, 2016 - Two French police officers are murdered in their home in front of their 3-year-old son. Islamic State claims responsibility for the slaying, which was carried out by a jihadist with a prior terrorist conviction. He is killed by police on the scene.
    Nov. 13, 2015 - Islamic State militants kill 130 people in France's worst atrocity since World War II. A series of suicide bomb and shooting attacks are launched on crowded sites in central Paris, as well as the northern suburb of Saint-Denis. Most of those killed are in a crowded theater where hostages are taken. Islamic State extremists claim responsibility and say it was in retaliation for French participation in airstrikes on the militant group's positions in Syria and Iraq. It leads to the declaration of a state of emergency in France. Police powers are expanded.
    Jan. 7, 2015 - Two brothers kill 11 people inside the Paris building where the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo is headquartered in what Islamic State extremists claim is retaliation for the publication of cartoons about the Prophet Muhammad. More are killed subsequently in attacks on a kosher market in eastern Paris and on police. There are 17 victims in all, including two police officers. The attackers are killed.

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    Marine Le Pen will gain a few percentage points very quickly!
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    Why did they let him go? ISIS terrorist who shot dead a cop and wounded three others in AK47 Paris rampage was a KNOWN extremist arrested in February for threatening to kill police just months after serving 15 years for trying murder two officers

    • One policeman was killed on Thursday evening after being 'targeted' on the Champs Elysees in central Paris
    • The attacker was eventually shot dead after French police officers rushed to the scene in the heart of the city
    • Audi gunman was driving contained a pump action shotgun, knives and ID of known 'extremist' Karim Cheurfi
    • Two other police officers were 'seriously injured' and a 'female foreign tourist' was wounded in the incident
    • The fatal shooting on the world famous avenue took place as French presidential candidates debated nearby
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    People in the media actually criticized President Trump yesterday for saying "it looks like terrorism."

    These people are pathetic.
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    Le Pen calls for France to restore border controls after ISIS-claimed attack

    French Presidential candidate Marine Le Pen called on President Francois Hollande to restore border controls immediately and to expel or detain all those suspected of being Islamic radicals.

    Speaking two days before the French go to the polls in the first round of the 2017 presidential election and after an assailant killed a policeman last night in central Paris, she said all French governments have been “insufficient and weak, and without authority” in their counter terrorism efforts.

    “Because our country is at war, the response must be global, total,” she said.
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    "the attacker had boasted of wanting to kill police on the Telegram messaging service"




    Paris terror attack: who is the gunman who was 'let go' by French authorities?telegraph.co.uk



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