Attacker Invoking ISIS Stabs Teacher In Paris Suburb

A man invoking the Islamic State group stabbed and wounded a primary school teacher in a Paris suburb on Monday morning, according to French police.

According to the authorities, the male victim was stabbed several times while preparing for classes by a hooded man with a knife or box-cutter in the French city of Aubervilliers.

The victim was evacuated to a hospital for medical treatment.

According to the testimony of the stabbed teacher, the attacker had stated “It’s Da’esh (ISIS), it’s a warning,” before fleeing the scene.

French authorities were searching for the perpetrator, who remained at large.

The incident came a month after gunmen and suicide bombers killed 130 people in Paris an attack claimed by Islamic State, which controls swathes of Syria and Iraq and has vowed to attack France, a member of the coalition of countries conducting air strikes against it.

Days later on November 18, a teacher at a Jewish school in the southern French city of Marseilles was stabbed by three people professing support for Islamic State.

The victim was identified as Tziyon Saadon who is in his fifties.

The three men who attacked the teacher uttered anti-Semitic remarks during the incident, AFP reported.

During the incident, one of the attackers showed a picture on his mobile telephone of Mohamed Merah, a homegrown Islamist militant who killed seven people in a series of attacks in southern France in 2012 including an attack in which three children were killed at a Jewish school in Toulouse.

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