INTERNATIONAL NEWS: Policeman shot dead in Paris 'terror attack'

A policeman has been shot dead and another injured in a 'terror attack' in central Paris.

Thursday, 20th April 2017, 8:53 pm
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 6:49 pm
Avenue des Champs-lyses. Picture: Google

The officers were gunned down in the central boulevard of the famous Champs-Élysée at around 9pm local time.

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Local police said the shooting is “very probably a terrorist act” and advised people to avoid the area.

The attacker was shot, according to the Interior Ministry, but his condition is not clear.

Unconfirmed reports suggest he has been killed.