Gunman ‘shouting Allahu Akbar’ beheads man in Paris before being shot by police

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A gunman has beheaded a man in the French capital Paris while shouting "Allahu Akbar", or "God is Great", reports have said.

The shocking attack took place in the suburb of Conflans-Saint-Honorine before the attacker was later shot by police in the neighbouring town of Eragny.

Reports say police chased the alleged gunman after the unidentified person threatened officers with a weapon.

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