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Iran condemns terrorist attack in France

Tehran, June 26, IRNA — Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham strongly condemned the Friday’s terrorist attack in Eastern France which resulted in the death of 1 person and injury of many more.

“These terrorist acts have not conformity with the teachings of the religion of Islam,” Afkham said while condemning the terrorist attack the French city of Lyon.

An attacker carrying an ISIL flag killed one person and injured several others at a gas factory in eastern France, according to a source.

The attacker entered the factory in the Isère region near Grenoble in southeast France, and set off several small explosive devices, the source said on Friday.

A decapitated body was found nearby, another source added.

The severed head was reportedly impaled on the gates of the factory, located in the small town of Saint-Quentin-Fallavier, which lies around 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Lyon.

The attack reportedly occurred around 10:00 a.m. local time (0800 GMT). One suspected attacker has been arrested.

By IRNA