Paris Shooting: Police Officer And Gunman Die On Champs Elysees In An Attack Claimed By Islamic State

A policeman was shot dead on the Champs-Élysées in Paris on Thursday night in an apparent Isil-inspired terror attack. The shooting, in which the gunman was also killed, was carried out by a man who was under preliminary investigation for terrorism but “let go”. The attack raised questions over how yet another Islamist extremist known…