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ISIS Strikes Again! More Horror For France As Terrorists Strike Church, Slaughter Priest

French Terror Attack Priest Dead Slit Throat Hostages Updates
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Jul. 26 2016, Updated 5:53 p.m. ET

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Another terrorist attack has occurred in France, RadarOnline.com has learned. Less than two weeks after dozens were killed in Nice, an elderly priest was slaughtered by ISIS operatives during a terrifying hostage situation.

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Two armed men were shot dead by police after a hostage situation turned bloody at a Normandy church Tuesday morning, BBC reports.

French Terror Attack Priest Dead Slit Throat Hostages Updates

The two attackers, who claimed to be a part of ISIS, stormed Tuesday morning's mass and brutally killed 84-year-old Father Jacques Hamel.

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Hamel died not long after the unnamed men slit his throat after making him kneel on the altar.

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"They forced Hamel to his knees. He wanted to defend himself, and that's when the tragedy happened," an escaped nun, who identified herself as Sister Danielle, told French media.

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"They recorded themselves. They did a sort of sermon around the altar, in Arabic," she continued. "It's a horror."

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Armed with knives, the suspects took five people as hostages during the intense attack.

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Three of the victims were freed from the terrifying situation unharmed and one is hospitalized in critical condition.

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Not long after, the attackers were tracked down and killed by French officials.

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French President Francoise Hollande confirmed their links to ISIS. The news comes just days after at least 84 people were killed when a terrorist drove a massive truck into a crowd of people celebrating Bastille Day in Nice, France on July 15. Story developing.

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