ISIS claims church attack in France

The Islamic State has claimed as its “soldiers” the two knifemen who slashed the throat of a priest, aged 86, in a hostage-taking assault on a church in the commune of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, near Rouen in France earlier Tuesday. A second hostage among the nuns and worshippers was severely injured before French security forces stormed the church and shot the two terrorists dead.

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