- Jan 4, 2015
Story unfolding, source is a French police source as reported in the Irish Times. The location is in Normandy close to Rouen.
.Two armed men who took hostages at a church near Rouen in northern France are now dead, police sources have said.
The hostage-takers were reported to have been holding between four and six people at the church in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray.
A priest and two sisters, as well as churchgoers, were among those held, local media said.
France 3 television said a number of shots had been heard. Police and the emergency services are at the scene
linkFrench media reported that five hostages are being held, and a sixth escaped and managed to tell others that there were more hostages inside.
The mens’ motives are still unknown.
You´re the most tasteless poster on p.ie ever, to say the least and I´ve more to throw at you if it wasn´t for the house rules to restrain from it.Police don't want people to take pictures or video?
Sounds like everyone should go there and take pictures and video.