Islamic State Claims Attack After Priest Murder in French Church

  • Assailants slit victim’s throat, according to Le Figaro
  • Anti-terrorism probe started, Hollande travels to scene

Emergency services at the scene of a hostage-taking at a church in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, northern France, on July 26, 2016.

Photographer: Charly Triballeau/AFP via Getty Images

French police killed two attackers who seized hostages and murdered a priest during a siege at a church in Normandy in the latest attack claimed by Islamic State amid a wave of terror attacks across Europe.

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