Paris cleaver attack suspect says Charlie Hebdo 'was target'

A Pakistan-born teenager has admitted to stabbing two people with a meat cleaver outside the former Paris offices of Charlie Hebdo magazine, investigators said Saturday, with nine people now detained over what the government condemned as “Islamist terror”.The 18-year-old said he wanted to avenge the republication of cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed by the satirical weekly, which in January 2015 was targeted in a massacre carried out by Islamist gunmen.The attack on Friday came three weeks into a trial in Parisof suspected accomplices in the January 2015 attacks on Charlie Hebdo, a policewoman …

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