Car plows into police van in Paris Champs-Elysees ‘attack’

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PARIS: A 31-year-old man on a jihadist watchlist rammed a car loaded with guns and a gas bottle into a police van on the Champs-Elysees on Monday (Tuesday in Manila) but inflicted no casualties, in the latest of a string of attacks in Paris, sources said.The assailant died in the incident, although investigators offered no immediate details about the cause. There has been no claim of responsibility for the assault. The attack was carried out by Adam Dzaziri, a man who had been on France’s security watchlist since 2015 over ties to “the radical Islamist movement”, sources close to the probe said.

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