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French police officers managed to prevent a potential terror attack by shooting a man in Montfavet in Avignon who was threatening police with a handgun.
A guard was also attacked outside the French consulate in Jeddah in Saudi Arabia. A suspect was arrested and the guard was taken to hospital.
The incidents come less than two weeks after French school teacher Samuel Paty was beheaded just outside Paris after he showed his class cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed during a lesson on free speech.