French prosecutor says killer of police worker watched videos glorifying jihad just before attack

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A French prosecutor Sunday said that the man who killed a police worker on Friday in France when he attacked a police station had watched religious videos glorifying acts of violence just before carrying out his attack.

The murder left people in France shocked and authorities say they had identified the assailant, who was killed shortly after the initial attack, and were investigating possible accomplices.

According to authorities, five people have been detained as part of an anti-terrorism investigation.

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