BREAKING NEWS: Priest, 92, is killed by two ‘Islamic’ knifemen who slit his throat after taking nuns and worshippers hostage at French church before police shoot them both dead

Five people including the priest, two nuns and two parishioners were held by assailants who raided the church in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, near the city of Rouen in Normandy at 9am. The priest was knifed to death before the two attackers were ‘neutralised’ by police marksmen. Footage from the scene shows emergency crews, including elite police squads, arriving at the scene and one person being stretchered into an ambulance.

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