Less than two weeks after the carnage of Nice (84 dead), the jihadists of the Islamic State group (EI) again hit France on Tuesday in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, where the slaughter of a priest in her church asks for ways to fight against the attacks.
Jacques Hamel, assistant priest of 86 years, was murdered with a knife during a hostage in his church of Saint-Etienne -du-Rouvray, near Rouen. Another hostage, a parishioner for 86 years, was seriously injured but is out of danger.
The attack, claimed by the IU, was perpetrated by two jihadists were slaughtered. One of the two, indicted for trying to reach Syria was under electronic bracelet.
The attack occurred 12 days after the attack truck that had 84 dead and more than 300 injured the evening of July 14 in Nice, also claimed by the IE.
one of the attackers of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray was formally identified as Adel Kermiche. Known anti-terrorist services, French 19 year old had tried to rally Syria twice in 2015 – first in March via Germany as a minor, but he was arrested again in May so that there was major via Switzerland and Turkey, where he was arrested.
Indicted in March 2015 in association link criminals with a terrorist enterprise, he was remanded in custody to after his second attempt, and released in March 2016 and assigned electronic bracelet residence. The Paris prosecutor had appealed the release, without to succeed.
The identification of the second assailant is still ongoing. A minor, an Algerian, was placed in custody
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“We must end this opportunity given to release during his detention so before judgment, any individual indicted for any link with terrorism, “responded Frederic Lagache, deputy general secretary of the Alliance police union.
In a political climate already electrified by the Nice attack, the opposition on Tuesday criticized counter-terrorism policy of the government.
The former president Nicolas Sarkozy has denied “the legal quibbles “leading to” an incomplete action “against the jihadists. The president of the FN Marine Le Pen denounced the “responsibility (…) huge” of “all those in government for 30 years.”
“restrict our freedoms (…) would bring no efficiency in our fight against terrorism (…) “, said President Francois Hollande during a speech Tuesday night from the Elysee, calling back to” stand together “.
“The target” of the bombing is to “throw the French against each other, attacking a religion to provoke a war of religions,” ruled Prime Minister Manuel Valls.
the president meets Wednesday at 8:45 at the Elysee a Council of security and Defence, after receiving representatives of different religions
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Tuesday at 9:25, the two assailants entered the church during mass and took six people hostage: the priest, three nuns and a couple of parishioners
jihadists. who “saved”, shouted “+ you Christians, you remove us’,” and one was “like a sermon around the altar in Arabic” before the murder of the priest, testified RMC on France 2 and one of the nuns, Sister Danielle, managed to escape and call the police.
the two nuns and then outputs parishioner, “followed by the two terrorists, the one of them carrying a handgun, darting on the police to cries of Allah Akbar, “the prosecutor Francois Molins.
police Brigade of research and intervention (BRI) Rouen shot them.
EI asserted that this attack was carried out by two of his “soldiers”.
in unison of the Catholic community in shock, Pope Francis blasted “barbaric murder”.
Moved Tuesday night on the steps of the Elysee Palace, the archbishop of Rouen, Bishop Dominique Lebrun, cited ” Jesus’ word, + forgive them, they know not what they do + “.
on Tuesday evening, dozens of candles were lit in front of the town hall of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray. The church remained inaccessible.
Wednesday at 6:15 p.m., a Mass will be celebrated at Notre-Dame de Paris for the victims of the attack
07/27/2016 4:44:38. – Saint -Etienne-du-Rouvray (France) (AFP) – AFP © 2016