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Paris police attacker adhered to 'radical strain of Islam'

Paris police attacker adhered to 'radical strain of Islam'

A staffer at Paris police headquarters who stabbed four colleagues to death in a frenzied attack adhered to "a radical vision of Islam", an anti-terror prosecutor said Saturday, amid a gathering political storm over security safeguards.