SHOT DOWN: Female Police Officer Killed in Paris

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In a separate shooting, a French female police officer has been killed. I wonder if this will end up being linked to the terrorist shootings at Charlie Hebdo?

A female police officer was killed after she was called to reports of a traffic accident involving a grey Clio at around 7.15am. A street sweeper was wounded in the shooting.

Sky’s Crime Correspondent Martin Brunt said police with heavy armour were seen in Porte de Chatillon shortly afterwards and TV news crews were being pushed back from the area, which was sealed off with tape.

Meanwhile, officers are still hunting for suspects in the deadly gun attack on the offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.

Two men matching their description are said to have  robbed a petrol station to the northeast of Paris .

With the country now on its highest terror alert, hundreds of extra officers have been deployed to guard media offices, places of worship and other areas deemed at risk.

In today’s attack, which is not being linked by officials to yesterday’s shootings, a man wearing a bullet-proof vest fired at the police woman and a civilian, who is thought to be a council worker.

Witness Ahmed Sassi said: “There was an officer in front of a white car and a man running away who shot.”

Read more: Yahoo News

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