French police killing `an appalling terrorist act`: Minister

France Interior Minister on Tuesday described the killing of a policeman and his wife in a Paris suburb by a man who claimed allegiance to the Islamic State group as an "appalling terrorist act".

Paris: France Interior Minister on Tuesday described the killing of a policeman and his wife in a Paris suburb by a man who claimed allegiance to the Islamic State group as an "appalling terrorist act".

"An appalling terrorist act was committed yesterday in Magnanville by an individual who attacked a police officer and his wife, who was herself an official in a police station," Bernard Cazeneuve told reporters after an emergency government meeting.

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