Syrian asylum seeker held over French church attack: Source close to probe

A Syrian refugee staying at a French centre for asylum seekers has been taken in for questioning in connection with a deadly jihadist attack on a church, a source close to the probe said on Friday.

Paris: A Syrian refugee staying at a French centre for asylum seekers has been taken in for questioning in connection with a deadly jihadist attack on a church, a source close to the probe said on Friday.

The arrest, which took place in central France on Thursday, raises to three the number of people currently being held as part of the investigation into Tuesday`s murder of a priest at a church in the northwestern town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray.  

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