7 arrested in Paris over alleged attempted car-ramming outside Israel embassy

Seven British nationals are reportedly in custody in Paris after an attempted car-ramming of a police officer outside the Israeli Embassy in the French capital.

The incident happened on Monday night, according to local media. It said a dark  BMW with “three to four people” inside, followed by a Mercedes, attempted to hit an officer outside the embassy, then fled. The officer dodged the vehicles and was not hurt.

The seven suspects arrested Tuesday night are said to include four men and three women, who are described as British nationals of Pakistani origin.