ISIS claims deadly attack in southern France: propaganda arm

2018-03-23 17:50
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Beirut - The Islamic State jihadist group claimed responsibility for a shooting spree and hostage siege on Friday in southern France, its propaganda agency said.

"The person who carried out the attack in Trebes in southern France is a soldier of the Islamic State and he carried out the operation in response to a call to target states" of the anti-IS international coalition, the Amaq agency said in a statement on social messenging app Telegram.

At least three people were killed in a shooting spree and hostage siege in southern France, after a gunman carried out three separate attacks in the medieval town of Carcassonne and nearby Trebes.

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