Islamist Decapitates Man in France

(AFP) Pauline Talagrand and Daniel Abelous - An Islamist assailant, Yassin Salhi, 35, pinned the severed head of his boss to the gates of a U.S.-owned gas factory in France Friday and smashed his vehicle into the Air Products factory, causing an explosion, in what President Francois Hollande called a "terrorist" attack. In Saint-Quentin-Fallavier, near Lyon, the head of the victim was "hung onto the fence surrounded by two Islamic flags bearing the Shahada, the profession of (Muslim) faith," said French prosecutor Francois Molins. Salhi had been investigated for links to radical Salafists but had never been identified as planning an attack.

2015-06-29 00:00:00

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