June 2017 Champs-Élysées attack

19 June 2017

On 19 June 2017, the driver of a car containing guns rammed the car into a police vehicle on the Champs-Élysées in Paris, France. He was immediately killed by police.

2017 Champs-Élysées attack
LocationChamps-Élysées, Paris, France
Date19 June 2017
Attack type
Vehicle-ramming attack, attempted car bombing
WeaponsCar, explosives
Deaths1 (the attacker)
PerpetratorDjaziri Adam Lotfi

The Champs-Élysées was the site of the an attack in April.

At 3:40 pm Paris local time in Paris a man attempted to ram his vehicle into a police car on the heavily guarded Champs-Élysées.[1] The car contained an AK47 assault rifle, handguns, and a gas canister.[2] The attacker was killed and the incident is under investigation as possible terrorism.[2][1]

References change

  1. 1.0 1.1 Bell, Melissa (19 June 2017). "Car rams police van on Champs-Elysees, armed suspect dead". CNN. Retrieved 19 June 2017.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Henley, Jon (19 June 2017). "Champs Élysées: driver dead as car carrying firearms rams police van". The Guardian. Retrieved 19 June 2017.