French couple killed by man said to claim IS allegiance

The French government said the killings were an "act of terrorism"

14th June, 2016
French prosecutors have begun an anti-terror investigation Pic: Courtesy RTÉ

France will start an investigation into the killing of a policeman and his partner, who worked for the ministry of the interior, on Monday night in Magnanville in Yvelines in northern France.

The attacker was killed by French police, and the couple’s three-year-old child was saved, President Francois Hollande’s office said in a statement. Hollande is holding a meeting on the killings on Tuesday morning.

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