April 21, 2017 / 12:32 PM / in 8 months

Note defending Islamic State found next to body of Paris attacker: judicial source

PARIS (Reuters) - Investigators found a written note defending Islamic State next to the body of the gunman who shot dead a policeman in Paris on Thursday, a judicial source said.

The hardline militant group claimed the attack, which also wounded two other police officers.

Reporting by Gerard Bon; writing by John Irish; editing by Leigh Thomas

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