Islamic State Fanatic Blamed for Slaying French Cop and Partner

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  • Man swore allegiance to IS three weeks earlier, Molins says
  • He was under surveillance yet no clues of possible attack

Authorities at the scene of assault in Magnanville where a police was killed on June 14.

Photographer: Matthieu Alexandre/AFP via Getty Images

A man who swore allegiance to Islamic State stabbed a policeman and his partner to death on Monday and may have been planning similar attacks on rap stars, public figures and the media, according to French Prosecutor Francois Molins.

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