Hollande: French church attackers pledged allegiance to ISIS

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French President François Hollande said Tuesday that the attackers of a Normandy church had claimed allegiance to the Islamic State.

Two armed men stormed the church in the city of Rouen and took several hostages early Tuesday morning, including the priest and two nuns, then slit the priest's throat before being killed by police, according to The Associated Press.

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