Price also commended what he said was the "quick and decisive response" by French law enforcement. A nun who was in the church said Hamel was forced to the ground before his throat was slit. "The whole of France and all Catholics are wounded". The reason for the raid and the identity of the man arrested were not immediately clear. Other religious leaders were quick to condemn the violence, with the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, tweeting: "Evil attacks the weakest, denies truth ...
The arrest of a Pakistani terrorist in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupawara district is a "big success" for the security forces, as it exposes the game plan of Pakistan, Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju said. "The arrested militant is being quizzed to ascertain information about him and others killed in the operation", he said. As the militants were challenged, they opened fired triggering a gun battle.
Members of French special police forces of Research and Intervention Brigade (BRI) and French scientific police are seen at the scene during a raid after a hostage-taking in the church in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray near Rouen in Normandy , France, July 26, 2016.
TWO knifemen who had pledged allegiance to Isis forced two nuns to watch as they filmed themselves slitting the throat of a French priest while they performed "a sort of sermon", it has emerged. The Paris prosecutor's office, which oversees investigations involving terrorism, said one person had been detained in relation to the attack, though no details were given regarding identity or location.
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According to reports, the attackers shouted Islamist slogans including "Jihad" as they entered the church. Some Catholics are already calling for Hamel to be considered for the sainthood. "How many more decapitated heads?" Although little is yet known about the incident, he said we are nonetheless "shocked, we are saddened, and we pray for the people of France".