Man shot while attacking police outside Notre Dame

A man has been shot by police – shouting “this is for Syria” outside Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.

The man armed with a hammer wounded a police officer before he was gunned down.

Authorities say the attacker was carrying an identification card of an Algerian student.


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It’s being treated as a possible terror attack.

The incident is the first since President Emmanuel Macron won power last month and days before the first round of a parliamentary election in France.

 

 

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