Two hostage takers in northern France "neutralised" – police source

PARIS Two men who took several people hostage in a church in France’s northern Normandy region have been “neutralised”, a police source said on Tuesday.

It was not immediately clear if the assailants had been killed or taken alive during a police operation.

(Reporting by Chine Labbe; Writing by Richard Lough; editing by Maya Nikolaeva)