French officers probe ‘terrorism’ as man with knife shot dead at police station

Published: Thursday 7th January 2016 by The News Editor

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Officers are investigating an attack on a police station in the Paris as potential “terrorism”, a police official has said.

The attacker, armed with a knife, was killed by police.

The attack came as France marks one year since Islamic extremists attacked satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo.

The police official said police are viewing the incident as “more likely terrorism” than a standard criminal act.

Luc Poignant, a police union official, said the man may have been wearing an explosives vest, and cried out “Allahu Akbar” or “God is great” in Arabic.

Published: Thursday 7th January 2016 by The News Editor

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