TERROR IN PARIS AGAIN: Man Killed After Shouting ‘Allah Akbar’ and Forcing his Way into Police Station, he was Armed with…

Screen Shot 2016-01-07 at 10.07.05 AMIf this was some sort of joke, it really backfired on this guy.

The armed man wearing a fake suicide belt who was shot dead trying to attack a police station in Paris was carrying a letter where he pledged allegiance to ISIS.

The man had been trying to enter the police station in Barbes, northern Paris, shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’ and threatening officers with a knife on the anniversary of the Charlie Hebdo attacks.

He was carrying a mobile phone and a sheet of paper showing the black flag of ISIS, and claims of responsibility written in Arabic, the Paris prosecutor said in a statement.

‘A mobile phone and a piece of paper, on which appear the Daesh flag and a clear written claim in Arabic, were found on the individual,’ prosecutor Francois Molins said, referring to the Arabic acronym for ISIS.

French officials say the man was wearing a belt made out to look like a suicide vest, but a bomb-disposal unit has since confirmed that it was a fake.

Police have cleared hundreds of people from the neighborhood, an area where a significant percentage of residents have multi-ethnic or immigrant background, amid fears that other assailants could be at large.

‘The man did have a belt, but it was a fake. The bomb-disposal unit confirmed it was a fake,’ the police union source said.

A Paris police official said police are viewing the incident as ‘more likely terrorism’ than a standard criminal act.

Read more: Daily Mail

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