The man was decapitated in the Val d’Oise.
A police source said French officers shot dead a man who attacked another with a knife and beheaded the victim.
France’s anti-terror prosecutor is investigating the attack, which took place in Conflans Sainte-Honorine, a suburb north-west of Paris.
A second police source said witnesses heard the attacker shout Allah Akbar, or God is Great.
More to follow…
Published at Fri, 16 Oct 2020 16:56:00 +0000