SEE FULL DETAILS OF HOW 2 ARMED MEN CAPTURED AND SLIT THE THROAT OF AN 86 YEARS OLD CATHOLIC PRIEST.

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SEE FULL DETAILS OF HOW 2 ARMED MEN CAPTURED AND SLIT THE THROAT OF AN 86 YEARS OLD CATHOLIC PRIEST.

An 86-year-old Catholic priest Father Jacques Hamel was reportedly found dead today after two men armed with knives took hostages at a church and slit the priest’s throat in City of Rouen, France.

9jareports gathered that the knife-men shouted ‘Daesh’ a message in support of Islamic State (ISIS) as they launched the attack.  Before police units rushed to the church in the Normandy town of Saint-Etienne-du Rouvray and shot them dead after a long gun battle.

A spokesman for the ministry of the interior, Pierre-Henry Brandet, confirmed that the priest was dead and said another hostage was “between life and death”.

Mr Brandet told French TV channel BFMTV: “The two hostage-takers came out of the church armed and it was at that point that they were neutralised by the police.”

National Front leader Marine le Pen said: “More horror at Saint Etienne du Rouvray. The modus operandi obviously leads one to fear a new attack by Islamist terrorists.”

See photo of the priest below..

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