France: Man shot dead at Paris police station was carrying 'IS' flag, says prosecutor

French prosecutors say a man carrying an "Islamic State" (IS) flag and a machete has been shot dead outside a Paris police station. The incident happened on the one-year anniversary of the Charlie Hebdo attacks.
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Paris prosecutor Francis Molins said "the Daesh flag (an Arabic acronym for the group calling itself Islamic State) and a clear written claim in Arabic" were found on the man, who appeared at a police station in the north of the French capital on Thursday morning.
The unidentified man, who was armed with a meat cleaver and a fake bomb vest, was shot dead by police after threatening officers.
Paris resident Alexis Mukenge told the news channel iTele that police told the man, "Stop. Move back," before firing twice. The man immediately dropped to the ground.[read further....]


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