Champs Elysees: Car 'deliberately hits' police van in Paris

A car deliberately hit a police van before bursting into flames in the Champs Élysées area of central Paris, police officials say.

The driver died in the incident. Police found a Kalashnikov rifle, handguns and gas bottles in the car.

Police say the situation is now under control, and neither law enforcement officers nor civilians were injured.

France is under a state of emergency after being hit by a wave of deadly terror attacks in recent years.
Champs Elysees: Car 'deliberately hits' police van in Paris - BBC News