Driver dead after car rams police van on Champs-Elysées

The driver  of a car which this afternoon rammed a police van on the avenue Champs-Elysées in central Paris before bursting into flames has been pronounced dead in what interior minister Gérard Collomb said was a 'terrorist attack'.

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A car has crashed into a police van before bursting into flames around the Champs Élysées area of central Paris, police officials say, reports BBC News.