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French police shoot dead knifeman who beheaded victim in Paris

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French police have shot dead a man who attacked another person with a knife near Paris and beheaded his victim.

France’s anti-terror prosecutor said it was investigating the attack, which took place in Conflans Sainte-Honorine, a suburb north-west of Paris.

A second police source told Reuters that witnesses heard the attacker shout Allah Akbar, or God is Great.

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