BREAKING: France media state that the Knifemen in France have been shot...

BREAKING: France media state that the Knifemen in France have been shot dead

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A HOSTAGE situation has ended at a church in France as two knifemen, whom have now been shot dead, reportedly held a priest, sisters and several worshippers.

 

Between four and six people are being held in an ongoing situation in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, Normandy.

It comes after a string of terror-related incidents across Europe.

Police are at the scene in the Haute-Normandie region of northern France.

The hostage takers are reported to have stormed the Church of the Gambetta at around 8:45am.

A large area has been evacuated and cordoned off around the scene.

More updates to follow