France teacher's killer had 'contact' with jihadist in Syria

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PARIS: The man who decapitated a teacher in France for showing cartoons of the

Prophet Mohammed

in class had been in contact with a Russian-speaking jihadist in Syria, a source close to the case said on Thursday.
Seven people have been charged with complicity after Chechnya-born 18-year-old

Abdullakh Anzorov

killed Samuel Paty on Friday, including two teenagers who helped him identify the teacher.

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