by Mike ‘Mish’ Shedlock
One police officer was killed and another seriously wounded in a Paris terrorist attack today. The attacker purposely targeted police. ISIS Claimed responsibility for the Champs-Elysees attack.
ISIS has claimed responsibility for the terror attack in Paris, France that left a police officer dead along the Champs-Elysees after an attacker with an automatic weapon ambushed a police vehicle.
Amaq, the news agency for ISIS, claimed the attack on the famous Parisian promenade, according to SITE Intel Group, which monitors terrorist organizations.
“Through ‘Amaq, #ISIS claimed the attack on French police on Champs-Élysées in #Paris #France, identified attacker as Abu Yusuf al-Beljiki,” wrote SITE Intel Group on Twitter. A source told CNN the attacker was known to authorities for “radical Islamist activities.”