French President Emmanuel Macron has referred to as the beheading of a instructor in a north-western suburb of Paris an “Islamist terrorist assault,” the BBC reports.
The sufferer is stated to have proven debatable cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad to his pupils. The attacker changed into shot lifeless with the aid of using police.
Mr Macron stated the as but unnamed instructor changed into murdered due to the fact he “taught freedom of expression”.
“They won’t win… We will act,” the president stated from the scene.
The assault took place at approximately 17:00 neighborhood time (15:00 GMT) close to a school. Anti-terror prosecutors are investigating.
The knife-wielding attacker changed into shot as officials attempted to arrest him withinside the aftermath of the assault. Police have now no longer launched any private information about him.
A trial is presently below manner in Paris over a 2015 Islamist attack at the French satirical mag Charlie Hebdo, which changed into focused for publishing the cartoons.
Three weeks ago, a person attacked and wounded human beings out of doors the mag’s former offices.