Wednesday, March 3, 2021

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Suspect arrested in the attack on the military near Paris

French police officers wounded and arrested the suspect in an attack on a group of soldiers in a suburb of Paris Levallois-Perret. The police pursued a man who disappeared from the crime scene in a BMW car, along the highway to the north of the capital. According to eyewitnesses on the spot, there was a car pierced with bullets. The suspect crashed into a car in a group of military men near the barracks around 8 o’clock in the morning. Six soldiers suffered, two of them – with serious injuries. According to the police, there is no threat to their lives.

The Paris prosecutor called the attack “an attempt to kill … related to terrorist intent”. French Interior Minister Gerard Collon said that the attacker acted alone. 

The head of the regional government of Levallois-Perret Patrick Balkani specified that the car with the attacker was parked on the side of the alley opposite from the barracks and waited for the military 35th Infantry Regiment to leave the building. In France, since 2015, the regime of state of emergency. It was introduced after a series of terrorist attacks on November 13, 2015 in Paris, with 130 victims, and more than 350 injured.

In July 2017, the French Parliament approved a law on the next extension of the state of emergency – for another six months, until November 1.

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