France: In another apparent jihad attack, a man who the Islamic State claims is one of their "fighters" murdered a random man and his wife.
The man turned out to be a high ranking police officer in France. Both he and his wife died of the attack leaving a small child behind.
A French police officer and his wife, who worked for the Ministry of the Interior, have been killed in knife attacks by an unknown assailant, who has now been shot dead by police after a tense stand off in the family home.
A three-year-old boy, thought to be their son, was caught up in the hostage situation which followed but was found unharmed when police stormed the house, in the Paris suburb of Magnanville on Monday night.
The Islamic State's Amaq news agency cited an unnamed "source" as saying an IS fighter carried out the attack, but the extremist jihadist group has not officially claimed the attack.
An 'Islamic State fighter' has stabbed a top cop and his wife to death in their Paris home.
Jean-Baptiste Salvaing, 42, a police commander, suffered nine stomach wounds in the 'terror attack' at his suburban house in the Yvelines department, north of Paris, shortly after 8.30pm.
His wife's body was found in the property after elite RAID commandos stormed the building and killed the attacker.
The article goes on to say that the killer had taken hostages after he murdered the two people.