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Riot police officers block the area where an attack took place, Friday, June 26, 2015 in Saint-Quentin-Fallavier, southeast of Lyon, France. A man with suspected ties to French Islamic radicals rammed a car Friday into an American gas factory in southeastern France, triggering an explosion that injured two people, officials said. The severed head of a local businessman was left hanging at the factory's entrance, along with banners with Arabic inscriptions, they said. (Laurent Cipriani/AP)
Riot police officers block the area where an attack took place, Friday, June 26, 2015 in Saint-Quentin-Fallavier, southeast of Lyon, France. A man with suspected ties to French Islamic radicals rammed a car Friday into an American gas factory in southeastern France, triggering an explosion that injured two people, officials said. The severed head of a local businessman was left hanging at the factory's entrance, along with banners with Arabic inscriptions, they said. (Laurent Cipriani/AP)
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Dozens are dead after terror attacks in France, Tunisia and Kuwait.

In France, an attacker stormed an American-owned chemical plant near Lyon. He then decapitated one person and tried unsuccessfully to blow up the factory. That attacker is now in custody according to French officials.

In Tunisia, nearly 30 are dead after gunmen open fire at a beach resort. And in Kuwait, more than 15 have been killed in a blast at a Shiite mosque in the capital, Kuwait City.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Gordon Corera of the BBC for a closer look.

Note: This BBC interview can be heard in the Here & Now podcast or with the WBUR app.

Guest

  • Gordon Corera, security correspondent for BBC News. He tweets @gordoncorera.

This segment aired on June 26, 2015.

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