Security operation underway in the Champs-Elysees district in Paris


A security operation is currently underway at the Champs-Elysees district in Paris.

Several news outlets have confirmed that Parisian police say a "major security operation" is unfolding in the area.

It is not yet known whether it is terrorist-related.

According to The Daily Mail, police have pinned a man down in the district.

Another report by AFP states that a car rammed into a police van before bursting into flames.

This is a breaking story. More to follow.