Eight men arrested after storming school claiming to be Isis… as a joke

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The young men entered the school carry blank-firing guns (not shown) (Picture: Alamy)

Just a few days after 129 people died in a series of terror attacks in Paris, eight young men in Germany stormed a school yard carrying fake guns and claimed to be Isis militants.

As a joke.

On Monday afternoon, the men entered the playground in Gelsenkirchen and hurled abuse at a teacher before brandishing blank-firing guns, according to the school’s headmaster, Berti Oberholz.

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