Normandy: Priest Beheading

Key Details: 26/07/2016 Two attackers killed a priest with a blade and seriously wounded at least one other hostage in a church in the northern French region of Normandy on Tuesday before they were shot dead by French police, officials said. Location: in a church in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, a southern suburb of Rouen located 128 kilometres north-west of Paris. Assailants were armed with knives. Tactic: slitting priest’s throat/ second victim seriously injured (“between life and death”). Hostages: two nuns and two churchgoers. Anti-terrorism investigators have been summoned in the case. French PM: “The whole of France and all Catholics are wounded. We will stand together,” he[…]

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Kabul Bombing

Key Details: 23/07/2016 20 killed and over 200 injured during protest in Kabul. Bombing caused by one of three suicide bombers; the second failed to activate vest; the third one was eliminated by police. Daesh claims responsibility. Thousands of rally participants were protesting against the route of a planned power line because the route bypasses areas populated by Hazara. INC000002 http://m.sputniknews.com/middleeast/20160723/1043520901/kabul-suicide-bombing-death-toll.html

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