Macron calls Paris beheading ‘Islamist terrorist attack’


French President Emmanuel Macron has called the beheading of a teacher in a north-western suburb of Paris an “Islamist terrorist attack”.

The victim is said to have shown controversial cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad to his pupils. The attacker was shot dead by police.

Mr Macron said the as yet unnamed teacher was murdered because he “taught freedom of expression”.

“They won’t win… We will act,” the president said from the scene.

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Source: BBC News