The attacker, who was reportedly preparing to carry out a suicide bomb attack, was shot dead after killing the policeman.
"They've covered the cobbles, but they'll never defeat all the dreamers and schemers who still teem through these streets," read Walsh in a heart-touching ode to the city.
At least 24 people were killed, war monitor says. Meanwhile, Human Rights Watch accuses Syrian regime of nerve gas attacks in Damascus, Hama, Idlib and Aleppo.
Meanwhile, Syrian regime accused of bombing town of Daraya hours after civilians there received a long-awaited UN shipment of food.
Suicide attack at security checkpoint and army convoy in Iraqi capital Baghdad kills at least 12 people, injures 39 others
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