France: Hostage-takers at church near Rouen are dead



    France: Hostage-takers at church near Rouen are dead

    July 26, Paris: Two armed men who took hostages at a church near Rouen in northern France are now dead, according to police sources.

    The hostage-takers were reported to have been holding between four and six people at the church in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray.

    According to local media reports, a priest and two sisters, as well as churchgoers, were among those held. 

    France 3 television said a number of shots had been heard. Police and the emergency services are at the scene.

    The Oslo Times International News Network

     
     

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