"Last April, a policeman was shot and killed on the Champs-Elysée".
Beltrane offered to take the place of a woman the gunman had taken hostage and was shot and badly wounded before anti-terror police moved in to kill the attacker and end the siege.
A gun-wielding extremist unleashed bloodshed in a quiet corner of southern France, killing three people as he hijacked a vehicle, opened fire on police and took hostages in a supermarket. "France has again been hit by a cowardly and bloody act, after having previously been hit hard by terrorism", European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker told an EU summit press conference in Brussels.
Macron said French authorities were investigating the claim.
French President Emmanuel Macron paid tribute to the quick reactions of the emergency services and said he would be returning to Paris from Brussels at the end of an European Union summit so he can coordinate the national response.
Lakdim was said to have demanded the release of Salah Abdeslam, the most important surviving suspect in the November 13, 2015, attacks in Paris, which killed 130 people.
The gunman shot Beltrame when he responded to Friday's supermarket attack in the southern French city of Trèbes.
Witnesses said about 10 people in the supermarket found refuge in its cold storage room.
Mr Collomb hailed the "heroism and courage" of Lt-Col Beltrame.
Lakdim was known to authorities for drug-dealing and other petty crimes, but had also been under surveillance by security services in 2016-2017 for links to the radical Salafist movement, Paris prosecutor Francois Molins said.
He said one woman connected to Lakdim had been arrested.
Singapore condemns the terrorist attack in France, and stands in solidarity with the French, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said.
The ISIS-affiliated Amaq News Agency said that the gunman was a "soldier" of the militant group and that he had responded to its call to attack coalition countries, a reference to the USA -led coalition fighting ISIS in Syria and Iraq.
Not one year later, ISIS claimed responsibility for a truck ramming that killed 86 people celebrating Bastille Day in Nice.
Lakdim, 25, killed three people and injured 16, two of them seriously, during the hostage-taking attack.
"The attacker entered the store shouting "Allahu Akbar" (God is greatest) and saying he was a soldier of the Islamic State, ready to die for Syria", Molins said.
Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa expressed his condolences to the family and friends of the victim in a statement published late Friday on the presidency website. They stormed the building when they heard gunshots, officials said.
Christian Guibbert told reporters "we heard an explosion, well, several explosions". Then he went back to see where the assailant was and called police to describe the situation.
Security forces killed the gunman - believed to be a Moroccan who was on a watchlist of suspected Islamic extremists - after he carried out three separate attacks in the medieval town of Carcassonne and nearby Trebes. Abdeslam is on trial in Belgium. He is not expected to go on trial in France until 2020 at the earliest.
"This is a small, quiet town". He is one of the hero of France.
"He is now fighting for his life and all our thoughts go out to him and his family".
Nearly six years ago to the day, Islamist gunman Mohammed Merah killed seven people in the Toulouse region, about 90 km from Carcassonne.
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