Islamic State claims Paris shooting
(Vatican Radio) The so-called Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a shooting in Paris that has killed one policeman, and injured two other officers as well as a bystander on the central boulevard of the Champs-Elysées. France President Francois Hollande linked the attack to terrorism and confirmed that the shooter was also killed.
Listen to the report by Stefan Bos:
The center of Paris appeared a war zone with special security forces pushing people away from several areas, and rushing to the streets to step up a security.
Thursday’s shooting came just before the French presidential elections. The shooter, who