PARIS – A knife-wielding man decapitated a passerby close to a college in a suburb north of Paris on Friday afternoon and was later shot useless by the police, officers stated.
France’s antiterrorism prosecutors instantly took over the investigation, and Inside Minister Gerald Darmanin lower quick a visit to Morocco to fly again to Paris.
There was little quick details about both the sufferer, the attacker or the incident, which occurred within the suburb of Eragny.
A police union official informed the French tv station BFM on Friday that witnesses noticed the assailant reducing the sufferer’s throat.
The nationwide police have been referred to as, officers stated, and after discovering the decapitated sufferer, confronted the assailant close by, shut to a college.
Brandishing a big knife, he threatened the officers, and after refusing to give up, was shot 10 occasions, they stated.
A prosecutor from the nation’s particular antiterrorism unit was instantly despatched to research, officers stated.