French police raided the apartment where I could stop the terrorist who opened fire in Paris. According to media reports, the attackers had arrived from Belgium the militant «Islamic state» Abu Yousef al-Belgiki. About his plans to attack police, he reported in social networks.
Three days before the presidential elections in the heart of Paris attacked police officers. Attack French authorities have called a terrorist attack. Responsibility for it was assumed banned in Russia organization «Islamic state», reports «TV Center».
The gunfight on the Champs elysées happened the night before. The criminal opened fire on a patrol car of the police. In the attack, according to recent reports, one policeman was killed and two of his colleagues were injured. Injured foreign tourist, who at that time was next to the guards. Retaliatory fire one of the attackers was liquidated. We are now looking for his accomplices. During the RAID the whole of Paris was closed, was not working the next three metro stations.
«I was walking on the sidewalk, there stood a police van, and the guy got out of his car. It was a very old gray Audi. He stood just behind the van, pulled out a Kalashnikov rifle. And I heard six shots. I looked around — no one else was. So he hid behind the van and started shooting at the police. He opened the door, and fell out of the cab. As soon as I saw it, I ran. Hid in a neighboring house, and saw the other police officer shot the attacker,» — said an eyewitness to the attack.
Police have established the identity of the attacker who opened fire. The media circulated a photo of the offender. It is known that he lived in the Eastern suburbs of Paris, and has previously been prosecuted for the attack on the guards. His house was searched. Immediately after the attack, President Francois Hollande convened an emergency meeting and later addressed the nation. He expressed condolences to the families of the deceased and injured. In the morning, Hollande will gather the national security Council with participation of heads of all power departments.
Shooting incident in Paris happened at that moment on national television was the last pre-election debate with the participation of all 11 presidential candidates. After receiving the news, they all expressed condolences to the bereaved family and expressed solidarity with the police. The main candidates — Emmanuel macron, françois Fillon and marine Le Pen has cancelled all scheduled campaign events, considering them in the circumstances inappropriate.