Two people were dead, and one seriously injured when police opened fire on a car, France

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Two people have been shot dead by police in Paris hours after President Emmanuel Macron’s re-election.

The incident, which occurred overnight, took place near the Pont Neuf in Paris.

Police had initially spotted the car driving the wrong way and had sought to make checks on it. But, when the car didn't stop, police opened fire. 

It is unclear if the incident in the centre of the French capital was linked to the Presidential election. Still, it came as riot police clashed with demonstrators unhappy with the election results.  

Source: Twitter, SkyNews, GBNews, Blueprint.ng

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