FRANCE - Two hostage takers kill priest in church of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray

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    http://www.reuters.com/article/us-france-hostages-idUSKCN1060VA

    French police "neutralized" two men armed with blades who had taken several people hostage in a church in northern France on Tuesday, the police said.

    A police source said that one of the hostages had been killed with a blade in the attack which took place in the Normandy town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, south of Rouen. French media reported the attackers cut the throat of the priest.

    The hostages included a priest, two nuns and two worshippers according to BFM TV.


    The attack is the latest in a string of deadly assaults in Europe. In France, the Normandy attack comes 12 days after a 31-year-old Tunisian killed 84 people in the French Riviera city of Nice when he plowed his heavy goods truck into a crowd of revelers. Islamic State claimed the attack in Nice


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    AFP news agency ‏@AFP

    #BREAKING Two hostage-takers killed by police at French church: police source

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    AFP news agency ‏@AFP

    #BREAKING Second hostage fighting for life after north France church attack: ministry


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    LePoint.fr

    http://www.lepoint.fr/societe/en-di...urce=Twitter&link_time=1469524730#xtor=CS1-32

    A priest and a faithful slaughtered in Seine-Maritime church.

    The priest, two sisters and two worshipers were held in the church. The hostage-takers were killed. They would have shouted "Daech" entering the church.

    Reportedly, the priest, Father Jacques Hamel aged 86 years and ordained as a priest in 1958, and a parishioner were slain. Aother parishioner and another policeman were also injured. The hostage-takers at their turn, were shot as they left the church armed with knives.

    The terrorism prosecutor is in charge of the case.


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    July 26, 2016
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    Two men 'neutralised' after taking hostages in Normandy church

    Two men who took hostages in a church in France’s northern Normandy region have been “neutralised”, according to French media reports.

    The men, armed with knives, had taken several people hostage in a church in Saint-Étienne-du-Rouvray, police told Reuters.

    French media reported that five hostages were being held, and that a sixth escaped and raised the alarm. A priest, two nuns and two worshippers were reported to be among the hostages.


    https://www.theguardian.com/world/2...urch-police-normandy-saint-etienne-du-rouvray
     
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    O/T

    GOOD MORNING ZaZara. 🌞
     
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    Le Figaro
    http://www.lefigaro.fr/actualite-fr...rce=Twitter&link_time=1469525422#xtor=AL-155-[twitter]

    Sid Ahmed Ghlam was already suspected of having wanted to take this church as a target.

    Sid Ahmed Ghlam had already been suspected of wanting to target the church of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, in addition to other places of worship of Catholics in the of Paris region. His plans had failed, and the 24 year old student from Algeria was arrested after killing a fitness instructor, Aurelie Chatelain, on his way.


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    Brainnews.nigeria

    [video=twitter;757883766073335809]https://twitter.com/Brainnews_NG/status/757883766073335809[/video]

    Church knife attack is being investigated as a terrorist attack,by French gov. 86 yr old Priest had throat cut


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    Katie Hopkins @KTHopkins

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    Priest beheaded. BBC will call the gentleman with the knife Pierre. Thought to be a local barber. With Parkinson's #SaintEtienneduRouvray


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    hi GeeEm, I opened my computer for the Attack of the Day.
    Seems a long time ago that we only needed to remember the Day of the Attack :(
     
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    Thanks for all your updates ZaZara and GeeEm yet another tragedy tragic.
     
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    I know Greg Another tragic day in this world, I wake up wondering what's going on today? That's so sad. 😭
     
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    Sputnik France
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    Le prêtre égorgé s'appelait Jacques Hamel et était âgé de 86 ans http://sptnkne.ws/bKSn #SaintEtienneduRouvray


    [video=twitter;757887124280573952]https://twitter.com/sputnik_fr/status/757887124280573952[/video]


    forgot translation:


    The name of the beheaded priest is Jacques Hamel and he was 86 years of age.


    A frail man. Still working as a priest.

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    Newsweek Middle East ‏@NewsweekME

    #BREAKING: Vatican condemns the killing of priest in French church, says attack even more heinous because it happened in a sacred place
     
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    Horrible! What a terribly tragic way to end a long distinguished life. Bastards!

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    ElPais
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    Who are the hostage takers in Normandy?

    According to the newspaper Le Parisien, the two assailants came to the church of Saint Etienne du Rouvray - a rural town near Rouen, the capital of Normandy - shortly before ten o'clock. They entered through the back door during Mass and then locked the door. Once there, they held for about an hour to the priest, two nuns and two churchgoersl. A third nun managed to escape and alert the authorities.The police shot the hostage takers when they left the church.

    According to police sources quoted by Le Figaro, one of them had a beard and wore a Chachia, a tipical hat worn by Muslims.


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    One of the killers appears to have been "fiché S" for national security reasons



    Wikipedia:
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fiche_"S"

     
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    20Minutes.fr
    http://www.20minutes.fr/societe/189...witter&xtref=twitter.com#link_time=1469530436

    One of the kidnappers allegedly "fiché S"

    According to a police source contacted by 20 Minutes, the two assailants were "well known to the police for acts of delinquency and radicalization."
    They lived in the Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray.
    According to M6, one of the two individuals was the subject of a 'fiche S'.
    An information about which we have not had official confirmation yet.



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