Another terror attack in Paris
Paris Police Targeted Again in Suspected
by NANCY ING and CORK?
Paris was hit Monday by yet another suspected terror attack - this time advertisement
involving a motorist who was killed after he plowed his car into a police convoy
heading down the .
The suspect' s Renault, which was packed with at team two gas canisters,
exploded and burst into flames, police said.
Several police officers then raced
over to the vehicle, smashed the
windows, and dragged the would've
assassin from the car while others
used fire extinguishers to douse the
flames, authorities said.
But they were too late. The suspect,
the French Interior ministry tweeted,
Police secure the Champs Elyse's avenue after a IL _ in
car collided ewith a police vehicle in Paris on June had been neutralized.
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There were no immediate reports of
police officers being injured in the incident. Investigators found more weapons
and explosives inside the vehicle.
Asked how many, French interior minister Gerard Coulomb said, "Enough to
allow him to blow up this car."
The French authorities have launched a terror investigation and have not named
the suspect, who was 31 and from the Paris suburb of He was,
however, known to the authorities, the Associated Press reported.