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French open terror probe after factory attack

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French authorities have opened a terrorism investigation after an attack and explosion at a gas factory that left one person decapitated and several wounded.

Banners with Arabic inscriptions were found near the body, an official said.

France's anti-terrorism prosecutor swiftly opened an investigation.

Details of the attack were sketchy but two French officials said it began mid-morning in the Isere region when two men crashed a car into the entrance of the factory and into gas canisters, touching off the explosion. One attacker was arrested, they said.

A French security official says an attack and explosion at a gas factory in southeastern France has left one person dead.

The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because she wasn't authorized to talk to the news media, said the dead person was found decapitated outside the entrance to the factory.

France's top security official was rushing to the scene. The official said two attackers arrived in a car, bearing banners written in Arabic, and set off an explosion. One of the attackers was arrested.

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More hot weather on the way, but how long will it stay?

It just won't be quite as hot as it has been lately, and no one is under a heat advisory this afternoon. It's still a muggy morning with widespread mid 70s. Temperatures will warm to near 90° by noon with highs into the lower and middle 90s. 

The heat index should top out around 100.

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