In pictures: 'Terror' returns to Paris

Masked armed police monitor the scene on the Champs-Elysees.
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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.
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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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A still image from video footage shows police standing near the car used by the attacker on the Champs Elysees.

Security was already at a heightened level in Paris, with the first round of France's presidential election taking place ...
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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 ...
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.

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.
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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.
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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.
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Terror has returned to the French capital as a nation comes to terms with even more violence on its streets.

 - Stuff

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