Car Rams Police Van on Paris’s Champs-Élysées in ‘Attempted Attack’

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Car Rams Police Van on Paris’s Champs-Élysées in ‘Attempted Attack’ A car loaded with gas canisters rammed into a police van on the Champs-Élysées avenue in Paris on Monday, leaving the driver dead in what the interior minister said was an “attempted attack”. “Security forces have been targeted in France once again,” Interior Minister Gérard Collomb said, calling the incident an “attempted attack”. According to police sources, a Kalashnikov rifle, handguns and gas bottles were later found in the deceased suspect’s vehicle. No bystanders or police were hurt and it was not immediately clear how the driver had died. Bomb squads were deployed to the scene and the Paris prosecutor’s counter-terrorism unit opened an investigation into what is suspected to be a deliberate act. Police said the car hit the front of the van as it was overtaking a convoy of police vehicles.…

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