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French Anti-Terror Prosecutor Takes on Paris Police HQ Knife Attack Probe

The investigation into a knife attack in which an IT staffer stabbed four colleagues to death inside the Paris police headquarters has been handed over to the anti-terrorist prosecutor’s office, French officials announced on October 4.

The probe into the October 3 attack inside the Paris police headquarters was initially handled by the Paris prosecutor’s office, with the Paris police chief stressing that investigators were not ruling out any hypotheses into what motivated the attacker.

But hours later, French officials said the anti-terror prosecutor was taking over the investigation following the interrogation of several of the attacker’s close associates, including his wife, and an examination of his mobile phone.

Read more at France 24

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