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    French history teacher Samuel Paty was beheaded on 16 October in outskirts of Paris by a Moscow-born 18-year-old man of Chechen origin. The attacker was chased down and shot dead by the police the same night.

    A live broadcast shows mourners holding a march that starts from the College Bois d'Aulne building in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine, northwest of Paris, to pay tribute to French teacher Samuel Paty, who was killed on 16 October. 

    The history teacher was beheaded on the outskirts of Paris on the night of 16 October. The main suspect for the murder, an 18-year-old Chechen teenager born in Moscow and identified as Abdullah Anzorov, was shot dead by security forces.

    The killing came after 47-year-old Paty showed a cartoon depicting Islamic prophet Mohammed to his students. A probe was launched into the matter, which had also sparked demonstrations across France denouncing violence against teachers.

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