French ‘IS attack victim’ admits to inventing story

The Jean Perrin d'Aubervilliers near Paris

The Jean Perrin d’Aubervilliers school near Paris

The local prosecutor said he is being questioned on why he lied about a story which sent shock waves through France and beyond on Monday.

The man had claimed that the attack had been carried out on Monday morning in front of the Jean Perrin d’Aubervilliers school, reported TF1 radio.

The teacher said that the attacker had yelled “That’s for Daesh, this is a warning”, the paper reported. Daesh is another name for IS.

The news prompted France’s education minister to announce that the government would be stepping up security at schools across the country. Read More



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