PARIS (Reuters) - A teacher who had claimed he was assaulted in a school north of Paris by a man acting for Islamic State was making the story up, the Paris prosecutor’s office told Reuters on Monday.
“He is being interviewed with a view to establishing the reasons for this invented story,” an official said.
Earlier on Monday, other French officials told how the 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.
Reporting by Chine Labbe and Matthias Blamont; Editing by Andrew Callus
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