Sunday, October 24, 2021

Man carrying IS flag kills one, injures several others in France attack


An attacker carrying an Islamic flag has killed one person and injured several others at a gas factory in eastern France, AFP reported, citing a legal source. The attacker has been arrested, citing the source, the news agency reported.

The suspected attacker entered the factory and set off several small explosive devices, the source said.

A decapitated body was found nearby the factory, another source said.
The total number of casualties was not immediately reported.

The attack came nearly six months after the attacks in and around Paris that killed 17 people in January that started with a shooting at satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said he would go to the scene immediately, his office announced.

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