IS MILITANT ATTACKED POLICE WITH HAMMER @ PARIS TOURIST HOTSPOT, SHOT TWICE IN THE CHEST

A man who claimed to be a solider of the caliphate of the Islamic State terror group attacked a French police with a hammer at Paris’s Notre Dame catherdral, a popular tourist spot. The attacker shouted “this is for Syria” before the policeman’s colleague opened fire and hit him in the chest.

The police officer suffered minor neck injuries while the attacker was taken to the hospital with gunshot wounds to the chest.

Panicked tourists fled for cover when the attack occured and some took refuge within the cathedral as the incident unfolded.

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