Paris prosecutor casts new doubt on identity of cleaver-wielding shot man

By REUTERS
January 8, 2016 11:21

 
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PARIS - Paris Prosecutor Francois Molins cast new doubt on the identity of a man shot dead by police in the capital on Thursday as authorities seek to establish whether he represented a significant threat or was acting alone and without support.

The man was killed as he tried to enter a police station wielding a meat cleaver. An official account said he shouted Allahu Akbar, (God is Greatest), and was equipped with what turned out to be a fake suicide belt.

The incident took place on the first anniversary of deadly Islamist attacks on the Charlie Hebdo satirical magazine in the French capital.

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