French police kill 'Allahu Akbar' attacker

A police car is parked outside the station in Joue les-Tours on December 20, 2014Joué-lès-Tours (France) (AFP) – French police on Saturday shot dead a knife-wielding man who attacked three officers in a police station while shouting “Allahu Akbar” (“God is great”). The man wounded one officer’s face at the entrance to the police station in Joue-les-Tours near the central city of Tours and injured two others before he was killed. The attacker “shouted ‘Allahu Akbar’ from the moment he entered until his last breath,” the source said. “It looked like the sort of act called for by Islamic State,” the source said.

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