Man shot by French police after 'decapitation' in Paris suburbs

Man shot by French police after 'decapitation' in Paris suburbs

A source told Le Parisien of the developing story in Conflans-Saint-Honorine: "The victim had recently given a lesson to his students on freedom of expression and had shown the caricatures of Muhammad".

French police at the scene of a crime.

French police shot dead a man who minutes had allegedly just killed a middle school teacher by slitting his throat in the streets of a northern Paris suburb.

France's national anti-terror prosecutor immediately opened an investigation for "murder in connection with a terrorist enterprise" and "criminal terrorist association".

Three weeks ago, a Pakistani man attacked and wounded two people outside the former offices of the magazine.

Friday's attack comes amid the historic trial of 14 alleged accomplices in the January 2015 attack on Charlie Hebdo, a satirical newspaper that had previously published cartoons that depicted the likeness of Muhammad, which is strictly prohibited by the Muslim faith.

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Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin, travelling to Morocco, is returning urgently to Paris.

Police arrived at the scene after receiving a call about a suspicious individual loitering near the school, a police source said.

The suspect did not respond to requests to drop his weapon, resulting in police fatally shooting him, Reuters reported.

France has over the past several years seen a series of violent attacks carried out by religious extremists.

Farid Ikken, 43, charged at officers on patrol outside the cathedral on 6 June 2017, shouting "this is for Syria".

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