Paris: 4 family members arrested after Champs-Elysees attack



     Paris: 4 family members arrested after Champs-Elysees attack

    June 20, Paris: Four family members of a man killed after hitting his car into a police convoy on Paris' Champs-Elysees are in custody.

    Four people were arrested overnight in the anti-terrorism investigation into Monday's attack. Paris prosecutor's office said Tuesday. Prime Minister Edouard Philippe confirmed that the man had a gun permit and the permit was initially issued before the attacker was flagged to authorities. “man was on police radar for ties to radicalism,” police official said.

    The man set off a fiery blast when he drove his car packed with arms and explosives into police. No one else was hurt in the incident on one of Paris' busiest shopping districts. The Champs-Elysees reopened overnight.

    The Oslo Times International News Network

     
     

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