'Unstable' French knifeman kills mother and sister, IS claims attack

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A knife-wielding 36-year-old man described by France's interior minister as suffering from 'serious psychiatric problems' was shot dead by police on Thursday after murdering his mother and sister and severely wounding another woman in the town of Trappes, south-west of Paris, in an attack which the Islamic State group claimed responsibility for.

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A man with severe psychiatric problems killed his mother and sister and seriously injured another woman in a knife attack Thursday morning in a suburb of Paris, according to French officials, reports FRANCE 24.