Gunman shouts ‘Allahu Akbar’ before beheading man near school in Paris

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A gunman shouted “Allahu Akbar” and then beheaded a man near a school in northern Paris on Friday before being shot and injured by police, according to reports.

The beheading happened Friday afternoon in Conflans-Saint-Honorine, the Daily Mail said, citing French reporting in a still-developing story.

The assailant was chased by police after threatening them with a weapon, the report said.