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False claims in Paris

Monday, December 14, 2015 - 00:35

A judicial source said a French teacher 'invented' a story about an Islamist attack. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

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The Paris prosecutor's office told Reuters that It looks like a case of false claims, after a teacher said he was attacked by an Islamic State militant. An official said, quote, "He is being interviewed with a view to establishing the reasons for this invented story." Earlier on Monday, other French officials said a teacher had reported that a hooded man claiming a link to the militant Islamist group had attacked him with a knife-like weapon as he prepared for classes in a school north of Paris.

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False claims in Paris

Monday, December 14, 2015 - 00:35