A teacher was beheaded on a road near Paris on Friday day after hosting a course conversation with secondary school pupils about cartoons of Islam’s Prophet Muhammad.
The suspected killer, that had been armed with a knife and a plastic pellet gun, was shot dead by officers at a nearby city, authorities said.
French authorities have established an anti-terror investigation.
The victim, geography and history teacher, has been decapitated near a college in the commune of Conflans Saint-Honorine, northwest of the French capital, at about 5 pm local time.
Police told the AFP agency which the instructor had revealed animations depicting the prophet into his or her class.
Officials said that he had been shot dead from the nearby town of Éragny afterwards he acted in a threatening way and failed to react to an arrangement to put his weapons down.
President Macron visited with the Bois d’Alene faculty and fulfilled with the history teacher’s coworkers on Friday afternoon.
He said later: “One of our taxpayers was assassinated tonight since he had been a teacher, since he taught students about the freedom of saying, the freedom to think or not to believe.
He included that the assault shouldn’t split France because he stated, that’s what the extremists want.
The incident came as the French authorities functions to get a bill to deal with Islamist radicals that police claim are producing a”parallel society beyond the worth of the French Republic”.
Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin, that had been on a visit to Morocco, chose to return to Paris immediately.
This was the 2nd terrorism-related episode as a trial started to the January 2015 massacre in the magazine Charlie Hebdo, which had printed cartoons depicting Muhammad.
It republished this year as the trial got underway.
Three months before, that an 18-year-old from Pakistan was arrested after stabbing two individuals beyond the Charlie Hebdo offices.
He told authorities he was angry about the book of the caricatures. His victims endured non-life-threatening harms.
Police set up a safety perimeter and have counseled locals to prevent the region.