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‘In Fear, even cops were Yelling’: Witnesses recount horror of Paris Assault

The assumptions were cordoned off following the lunchtime assault in the historic center of Paris, normally thronged with tourists, along with a dozens of emergency and police vehicles had glanced in the spectacle, AFP journalists reported.

A minumum of one subway station at the neighborhood of the construction, which is near Notre-Dame cathedral and other key tourist attractions, was shut.

Sources told AFP that the attacker was shot dead by police in the courtyard of this building, where he had been used.

The guy worked in an administrative capacity but it wasn’t immediately clear exactly what his exact work function was.

An emergency message has been broadcast over loudspeakers in the next door, announcing”an assault” in the police headquarters and saying that the place was”under surveillance”.

Scenes of’fear’

Interior Minister Christophe Castaner, that had been expected to go to Turkey after on Thursday, postponed his trip to go to the scene of the assault.

They had been in a panic”

Researchers suspect a workplace dispute triggered the deadliest assault on authorities in France in years, sources said, however, there were no immediate additional particulars.

The Paris prosecutor is in the spectacle, but anti-terror bureaus have never been involved at this stage.

“Can he snap, or was there any other motive? It is still too early to state,” Loic Travers, head of the Alliance Police marriage for the Paris area, told BFM tv.

Succession of strikes

There was no immediate sign of the probable motives of the attacker.

France was rocked since 2015 with a series of attacks blamed on jihadists, which were included both big synchronised assaults and isolated weapon and gun attacks, killing over 250 people.

The nation remains on high alert following these strikes.

A policewoman was murdered just outside Paris the next day, even though a gunman shot hostages in a Jewish grocery store, four of whom were murdered.

On November 15 this year, France was struck by the worst terror attacks in its history.

Islamic Condition jihadists armed with assault rifles and explosives struck out a France-Germany soccer game in the national arena, Paris cafes, along with the Bataclan concert hall at a coordinated attack that left 130 people dead and more than 350 wounded.

On July 14, 2016 that a Tunisian ploughed a truck via a big audience gathered for Bastille Day fireworks at the southern town of Nice. The assault killed 86 people and wounded over 400.

Countless French police officers revealed in Paris on Wednesday for improved working conditions at a rare protest from the force, against the background of a spike in suicides in their ranks.

Organisers estimated that 27,000 officers took out out of 150,000 police staff nationally. No separate estimate was available.