Hooded Gunmen Fire On Police In Marseille

Marseille

Hooded gunmen have fired on police in the French city of Marseille where the Prime Minister Manuel Valls had been due to visit.

Gunfire was heard in the Castellane area of the city on Monday morning.

Witnesses said the armed men fired Kalashnikovs into the air.

Around 40 police officers are reported to positioned on a roundabout.

Elite security forces have been sent to the scene, according to a police source.

France has been on high alert in the wake of recent terror attacks.

More follows…

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s