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Islamic State group claims Paris shooting: Amaq

AFP  |  Cairo 

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the fatal shooting in Paris of a 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: Fri, April 21 2017. 03:28 IST