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Terror in Paris: Teacher beheaded in the street - Terrifying details about alleged perpetrators published


Terrible deed in France: a man has been beheaded near Paris. The anti-terror investigation is ongoing, and President Macron speaks of an Islamist attack.

Terrible deed in France: a man has been beheaded near Paris.

The anti-terror investigation is ongoing, and President Macron speaks of an Islamist attack.

  • In France, a man was murdered on the street.

    The alleged perpetrator comes from Moscow and later died after gunshot wounds.

  • An Islamist background has now been confirmed and the

    anti-terror investigations

    are ongoing.

  • Ten people have now

    been taken into



  • This

    news ticker

    is updated regularly.

Update from October 18, 8:40 a.m.:

The Islamist attack in

Paris also

causes horror far beyond the

borders of France

on Sunday


Hundreds of people in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine thought of the victim on Saturday.

They gathered at the


near which an 18-year-old Russian of Chechen origin beheaded the 47-year-old the day before.

The alleged

assassin then published

a photo of the severed head of his victim on the short message service Twitter.

In connection with the



ten people were taken into




Saturday evening


The attacker, who was shot by the police near the crime scene northwest of Paris, had not yet been recorded in France for radicalization.

He was known to the


for criminal offenses, for which he has not yet been convicted.


public prosecutor

confirmed this

on Saturday.

Terror in Paris: also parents, grandfather and brother of the alleged assassin in custody

The persons include parents, the grandfather and the younger brother of the alleged


According to information from court circles, five other people were later arrested, including the father of a student who is said to have argued with the teacher about his lessons.

The father had complained on the Internet that the

teacher had shown

his students nude caricatures of the

Prophet Mohammed


The half-sister of the arrested person is said to have moved

to Syria

for the

Islamic State (IS) jihadist militia


According to investigators, there is also an Islamist activist among the people who were taken into custody.

He and the arrested father are said to have applied for the teacher's release.


arrest was made

on Saturday evening


The 47-year-old history teacher had

dealt with

the subject of

freedom of expression

in class

with his students,

using the controversial caricatures.

Speaking briefly to school on

Friday night

, Macron said, “You're not going to get through.

They will not divide us. ”The teacher was murdered for teaching his students“ freedom of expression and the freedom to believe and not to believe ”.

Terror in Paris: man is beheaded on the street - first details about the perpetrator

Update from October 17, 4:57 p.m

.: In the afternoon, the

Paris public prosecutor's office gave

further details on the gruesome act: The alleged perpetrator is said to have


his victim, a 47-year-old teacher, on the way home from school.

He had had refugee status in


since the spring

and was born in Moscow in 2002 and was of Russian and Chechen origin.

A blood-smeared knife was found not

far from the

crime scene


The alleged perpetrator posted a photo of the dead victim on the network after the fact.

"I executed one of your hellhounds who dared to disparage Mohammed," the prosecutor quoted from the tweet.

France / Paris: Heiko Maas (SPD) and Ursula von der Leyen (CDU) condemn the act

Update from October 17, 12:56 p.m.:

There is horror in France.

With the murder of a teacher in a Paris suburb, the perpetrator targeted two high goods in the republic:



freedom of expression


“First of all, my first feeling is fear, but I think that's exactly what these terrorists are looking for,” said Minister Assistant to the Interior Ministry, Marlène Schiappa, on



"Schools educate the free spirit, enlightened citizens - and that is exactly what the Islamists, who live on stupidity, ignorance, indoctrination and hatred, cannot tolerate."

France is currently speculating about the

motive for

the act.

The anti-terrorist prosecutor who took over the investigation wants to comment in the afternoon.

From circles of the Élysée Palace it was said that a national

commemoration was

planned, but when exactly was not yet certain.

Federal Foreign Minister

Heiko Maas

(SPD) and EU Commission President

Ursula von der Leyen

have condemned the fatal attack on a teacher near Paris.

“We must never be intimidated by terror, extremism and violence,” Maas wrote on Twitter.

Von der Leyen expressed condolences to the relatives of the victim and emphasized the importance of teachers in a



I condemn the heinous attack in #ConflansSainteHonorine.

We stand firmly by the side of our French friends.

We must never be intimidated by terror, extremism and violence.

- Heiko Maas 🇪🇺 (@HeikoMaas) October 17, 2020

Update from October 17, 9:16 a.m.:

After the beheading of a history teacher near Paris, the police took five more


into custody

on Saturday night, according to judicial sources


A total of

nine people

are now

in custody.

The alleged perpetrator, who was shot by the police and later died, is said to be an 18-year-old of Chechen origin, according to information from the same circles.

France / Paris: President Macron sees attack on freedom of expression

Update from October 17, 8:38 a.m.:

According to all that is known so far, the fatal attack on a

history teacher

in a Paris suburb on Friday evening was a gruesome act. From a

decapitation of

the man on the street

is the talk, which French President

Emmanuel Macron

does not confirm.

During his visit to the crime scene, he hardly gives any details.

But he sees the act as an attack on

freedom of expression

, as the victim is said to have shown cartoons of Mohammed in class, according to reports in her mid-40s.

This is said to have caused anger and threats at school.

The man was attacked near the school building on Friday.

"Our fellow citizen was attacked cowardly, he was the victim of a vicious

Islamist terrorist attack,

" said Macron on Friday.

"You shall not pass.

They will not divide us. "

Everyone is currently waiting for the

results of the investigators

who want to comment on the course of events and the background.


anti-terror prosecutor's office has taken over the investigation.

The police killed the perpetrator after, according to media reports, he tried to attack the police officers when they picked him up shortly after the crime.

Unconfirmed reports indicate that he is 18 years old, was born in Moscow and was previously unknown to the secret services.

He is said to have shouted “Allahu akbar” (“God is great”) and was


with a

kitchen knife


He is also said to have bragged about the act on the net.

“Islamist terrorist attack” in Paris: four people after the attack in police custody

According to information from the judiciary, an

identification document was

found in

the perpetrator, according to

which the attacker was born in Moscow in 2002.

However, formal identification is still pending.

According to the media,


ran in the evening and at night

- there were also several



Four people have been taken into police custody.

The arrested, including a minor, were from the family circle of the attacker, it said on Saturday night from judicial circles.

France / Paris: President Macron speaks of an Islamist terrorist attack

Update from October 16, 11:08 p.m

.: According to French President

Emmanuel Macron, the

bloody attack on a history teacher in a Paris suburb was

an Islamist terrorist attack.


said that

late on Friday night near the crime scene.

Update from October 16, 9.49 p.m


Emmanuel Macron

has now arrived at the crime scene to get an


of the situation.

A crisis team was set up and Interior Minister

Gérald Darmanin

broke off a trip to Morocco.

Right wing politician

Marine Le Pen

responded to the events on Twitter and wrote: "Islamism is waging a war against us: we have to force it out of our country." Education Minister

Jean-Michel Blanquer

spoke of an attack on the republic: "Ours Unity and determination are the only answer to the enormity of Islamist terrorism. ”

Richard Ferrand

, President of the National Assembly, said on Twitter:“ The assassination of a history teacher is an attack on freedom of expression and the values ​​of the republic.

To attack a teacher means to attack all French citizens and freedom. "


The police meanwhile secures the crime scene - a high school in Conflans-Saint-Honorine.


France / Paris: History teacher beheaded on the street - Islamist background?

Update from October 16, 8:24 p.m


According to media reports,

the victim of a brutal knife attack near


is said to be a history teacher.

The man is said to have shown his students Mohammed cartoons during the class on the subject of freedom of expression, several media reported, citing police sources on Friday evening.

There was initially no official confirmation.

The attacker was a young man aged 18, reported Franceinfo.

There was initially no official confirmation for this either.

The man is said to have shouted "Allahu Akbar" (God is great) after the crime. The police confirmed that the attacker was killed by the police at the scene.

Interior Minister Gérard Darmanin

announced a crisis team with


Emmanuel Macron


Prime Minister Jean Castex


The country's leaders are expected at the crime scene around 9 p.m.

De retour à Paris, je me tiens informé en direct de la cellule de crise que j'ai faite ouvrir, en lien avec le Président de la République et le Premier ministre.


- Gérald DARMANIN (@GDarmanin) October 16, 2020

France / Paris: man beheaded on the street - anti-terror investigations are ongoing

First report from October 16, 2020, 7:06 p.m

.: Paris - fear and horror in



 A man was beheaded



on Friday.

After the brutal act in the late afternoon near a school in

Conflans Saint-Honorine

, the French anti-terrorist prosecutor was called in.

One investigates among other things because of "murder * in connection with a terrorist enterprise" and because of a "criminal terrorist organization".

France / Paris: man beheaded - anti-terror investigations are ongoing

Meanwhile, there are contradicting information about the alleged perpetrator.

The broadcaster BFM TV reported, with reference to the local mayor, that he had been killed by the police.

Other media wrote that he was seriously injured by the police.

It was said that he attacked the police beforehand.

Apparently, the alleged perpetrator was with a stabbing weapon.

The victim is said to have

been attacked on the street



northwest of


, on Friday afternoon


The police wrote on Twitter that there is currently an operation there and that people should avoid the area.

The alleged attacker is said to have

been picked up by the police

in nearby



Here, too, the police warned via Twitter to avoid the area without providing further information.

“Respect the security area,” it was said, for example.

As the


learned, the area around the place was cordoned off for fear of an explosives vest and explosives experts were called in.

🚨 Une intervention de police est actuellement en cours Place René Picard à @VilledeConflans.

➡️Évitez le secteur

➡️Respectez le périmètre de sécurité

➡️Suivez les instructions des #FDO

➡️Ne génez pas l'intervention en cours

- Police Nationale 78 (@ PoliceNat78) October 16, 2020

France / Paris: man beheaded - fear of terror in the country

Such events ring the alarm bells for many people in France.

The largest EU country

Has been rocked by Islamist attacks for years - more than 250 people died.


people are almost always aware of


threat of terrorism


Only a few weeks ago there had been a knife attack in front of the former editorial building of the satirical magazine "Charlie Hebdo".

(as / dpa) * is part of the nationwide Ippen digital editorial network

Source: merkur

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