Man ‘claiming allegiance to IS group’ stabs French policeman to death
An image grab taken from a video released on March 17, 2014 by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant's al-Furqan Media allegedly shows ISIL fighters raising their weapons with the Jihadist flag at an undisclosed location (AFP Photo)

A man who claimed allegiance to the Islamic State (IS) group stabbed a senior French police officer to death on Monday night before he was killed in a dramatic police operation, officials have said. The attacker repeatedly stabbed the officer before taking his partner and their son hostage in their home in Magnanville, near Paris. He…