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Graphic shows location of Ile de la Cite in central Paris.


Knife attack at Paris police headquarters

By Duncan Mil

October 3, 2019 - A knife attacker has killed at least four police officers and injured at least one other at Paris’ Préfecture de police – police headquarters. The attacker was reportedly an officer at the Directorate of Intelligence.

The attacker was shot dead by another officer, according to union boss Loic Travers and police officials.

French outlets reported the attacker was an administrative officer at the Directorate of Intelligence of the Prefecture of Police.

PUBLISHED: 03/10/2019; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Getty Images