Three police officers shot dead in central France

The officers get shot while responding to a call over domestic violence


Reuters December 23, 2020
French police officers control a car on the Champs-Elysee avenue in Paris, on October 30, 2020. PHOTO: AFP

Three police officers have been shot dead in an incident in central France, and a fourth officer wounded, the country’s national police force confirmed on Wednesday.

The news was earlier reported by AFP in a post on Twitter.

The police officers were responding to a call over domestic violence and were shot by a 48-year-old man as they attempted to rescue a woman, according to an AFP report here.

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