French officer 'between life and death' after fire attack
A French police officer is in a life-threatening condition a day after a group of youths pelted petrol bombs at his patrol car near a housing estate outside Paris, prosecutors say.
The 28-year-old male officer suffered serious burns and is in an induced coma, prosecutor Eric Lallement said.
His female partner was also badly burned on her hands and face.
The attack in the town of Viry-Chatillon was a "murder attempt", a police union official told RTL radio.
The officer with the most serious injuries was "between life and death", said Claude Carillo from the Alliance 91... read more
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