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Islamic State claims responsibility for fatal shooting in Paris: Amaq

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the fatal shooting in Paris on Thursday that killed one police officer, in a statement by the jihadists' propaganda agency Amaq.


By   |  Updated On : April 21, 2017 08:38 AM
Islamic State claims responsibility for fatal shooting in Paris Amaq (Source: AFP)

Islamic State claims responsibility for fatal shooting in Paris Amaq (Source: AFP)

Cairo :  

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the fatal shooting in Paris on Thursday that killed one police officer, in a statement by the jihadists' propaganda agency Amaq.

"The perpetrator of the attack in Champs Elysee in central Paris is Abu Yussef the Belgian and he is one of the Islamic State's fighters," it said.

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First Published: Friday, April 21, 2017 07:35 AM



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