France decapitation victim was suspect's boss: Source

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Assailants rammed a car into a gas plant in France on Friday morning triggering two blasts that killed one. A decapitated head and Islamist flag were found at the scene.
Police investigators continue to work at the scene of a suspected Islamist attack, outside the Air Products factory in Saint-Quentin-Fallavier, southern France, June 26. PHOTO: EPA

SAINT-QUENTIN-FALLAVIER, France (AFP) - The man decapitated in an attack on Friday on an industrial gas factory in eastern France was the employer of the suspect now in police custody, legal sources said.

The head of the victim, who ran a delivery service, was found pinned to the gates at the American-owned Air Products factory in Saint-Quentin-Fallavier. It was surrounded by two Islamist flags.

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