In pictures: 'Terror' returns to Paris
Masked armed police monitor the scene on the Champs-Elysees.
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Police inspect the car believed to be used in the attack in central Paris.
A still image from video footage shows police standing near the car used by the attacker on the Champs Elysees.
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Security was already at a heightened level in Paris, with the first round of France's presidential election taking place on Sunday.
An armed soldier secures a side road near the Champs Elysees Avenue after two policemen were killed and another wounded in a shooting incident in Paris.
The attacks occurred just three days out from France's critical presidential election.
The attack occurred on one of the French capital's - and the world's -
most famous streets.
People raise their arms to show their hands as they walk towards police on a side road near the Champs-Elysees.
US President Donald Trump described the attacks as terrorism while speaking with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni.
A pedestrian was also wounded after a two police officers were shot on the Champs-Elysees.
Police secure the Champs Elysees Avenue after one policeman was killed and another wounded.
Terror has returned to the French capital as a nation comes to terms with even more violence on its streets.