The key here is not to normalize this terror as part and parcel of living in the West with Islam….we must reject it in full, never to be accepted as expected behavior.
The dramatic moment a known extremist is pulled out of a smoking car containing weapons and explosives after RAMMING a police van in a ‘terror attack’ on the Champs-Élysées before an officer checks him for a suicide bomb
- Car burst into flames moments after impact in the Paris tourist hotspot which is the main shopping district
- Driver, who police confirmed as dead, was carrying a gun when he crashed into the police van deliberately
- Witness said he heard shots being fired and saw smoke coming from the car after the collision this afternoon
- People were seen fleeing the area as police officers armed with machine guns attempted to get them to safety
A driver with a gun has died after ramming a police van on the Champs-Élysées in a car filled with weapons and a gas bomb.
His car burst into flames moments after impact having deliberately aimed at a line of police vans with a boot full of Kalashnikov rifles, handguns and gas bottles.
A police officer was videoed stripping clothes from the unconscious assailant to check for a suicide bomb as the assailant, who was a known extremist in France, lay dying in the street.
Witnesses in the capital said he heard shots being fired and smoke coming from the silver Renault Megane which was used by the 31-year-old perpetrator in what is being considered an attempted suicide attack, though nobody was injured.