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Belgium: Gas factory assault is "terrorist attack" - Hollande01:08

Belgium: Gas factory assault is "terrorist attack" - Hollande

Belgium, Brussels
June 26, 2015 at 08:04 GMT +00:00 · Published

French President Francois Hollande said Friday's attack on a factory in Saint-Quentin-Fallavier in eastern France, was without doubt a "terrorist attack". He made the comments in Brussels where he was attending a European Council summit.

A man has reportedly been decapitated and another two injured in the attack. The assailant is purported to have been waving an 'Islamic' flag as he entered the compound in a car, detonating several gas canisters.

Police evacuated the factory compound, owned by a French subsidiary of the US-headquartered Air Products which reportedly contains potentially dangerous gas and chemical products. Police later found the body of a beheaded man.

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve arrived on the scene shortly after the attack.

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French President Francois Hollande said Friday's attack on a factory in Saint-Quentin-Fallavier in eastern France, was without doubt a "terrorist attack". He made the comments in Brussels where he was attending a European Council summit.

A man has reportedly been decapitated and another two injured in the attack. The assailant is purported to have been waving an 'Islamic' flag as he entered the compound in a car, detonating several gas canisters.

Police evacuated the factory compound, owned by a French subsidiary of the US-headquartered Air Products which reportedly contains potentially dangerous gas and chemical products. Police later found the body of a beheaded man.

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve arrived on the scene shortly after the attack.

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