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    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A photo of the teenager who beheaded a teacher near Paris was found in the cellphone of the Nice knifeman, the French anti-terrorist prosecutor’s office said on Friday.

    An audio message in which France was referred to as a "country of infidels" was also discovered, according to the BFMTV news channel.

    The French broadcaster cited a judicial source who said the photo of teacher Samuel Paty’s murderer, Abdullakh Anzorov, could have been found on social media and did not prove he knew Brahim Aouissaoui, a Nice attack suspect.

    A demonstrator displays on his back a portrait of slain teacher Samuel Paty during a demonstration Sunday Oct. 18, 2020 in Paris
    © AP Photo / Michel Euler
    A demonstrator displays on his back a portrait of slain teacher Samuel Paty during a demonstration Sunday Oct. 18, 2020 in Paris

    The 21-year-old Tunisian immigrant killed three people with a knife in a church in the French Riviera city in late October and was gravely injured by the police. The attack came days after 18-year-old Anzorov, a Chechen refugee, murdered Paty for showing caricatures of Prophet Muhammad to his students.

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