French cop and partner killed in 'IS-linked' attack

Police investigate the scene after a man stabbed a police officer to death before being shot dead on June 14, 2016 in Magnanville, a suburb of ParisA man who claimed allegiance to the Islamic State group stabbed a French policeman to death on Monday night before he was killed in a dramatic police operation, sources close to the investigation said. A news agency linked to IS said the attack had been carried out by an “Islamic State fighter”, days after posting a similar claim following the massacre at a gay club in Orlando, Florida. French prosecutors have launched an anti-terror probe after the policeman and his partner were killed at their home in the Paris suburb of Magnanville.

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