Islamic State claims the church attack in FranceThe attack took place this morning (26), killing a priest and two other people.
The Islamic State claimed the attack occurred this morning (26) in a church in Saint Etienne du Rouvray, in northern France. A priest and two attackers were killed in the attack. The information was released by the news agency Amaq - considered the official representation of the terrorist group in the media. According to the Islamic State, the attack was carried out by “two soldiers” by due.
French President, Francois Hollande, He condemned the attack this morning. He had already assigned the action to the Islamic State.
“We are once again facing a test, the threat is very high”, He said adding that it is “a war to be conducted for all fronts, in the context of respect for the rights”. “The terrorists want to divide us”, completed.
During the site visit, French President also expressed to the families of the victims and to all the country's Catholic solidarity and the government's compassion.