With France still on ‘high alert’ after the terrorist attacks in Paris on 13th November leaving 130 dead, a teacher has been attacked in a preschool class in Aubervilliers, (a suburb of the French Capital), by a man shouting: “This is for Daesh [Islamic State]. It’s a warning”, He stabbed the teacher with a box cutter or scissors before fleeing.
Police sources said ‘the teacher was stabbed in the side and throat as he was preparing for class at the Jean-Perrin preschool, which caters for children between the ages of three and six. The attacker reportedly arrived wearing a balaclava and gloves but was unarmed and used weapons he found in the classroom.’
The attacker fled on foot and is still on the run.
According to a Agence France-Presse news agency: ‘The Islamic State’s French-language magazine Dar-al-Islam recently urged followers to kill teachers in France, describing them as “enemies of Allah” for teaching secularism.’