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Attacks in France, Tunisia and Kuwait

Live updates on attacks in France, Tunisia and Kuwait.

    Coordinated or not, attacks show Islamic State's growing reach


    The attacks came one after the other in the space of a few hours.

    In France, a decapitated body covered in Arabic writing was found after an attacker rammed his car into a gas container, triggering an explosion. In Kuwait, a suicide bomber blew himself up in a packed Shi'ite mosque during Friday prayers, killing two dozen. And inTunisia, a gunman opened fire at a popular tourist hotel, killing at least 37 people.

    There is no evidence the three attacks were deliberately coordinated. But coming so close together on the same day in three countries on three different continents, they underscored the far-reaching and fast-growing influence of Islamist group Islamic State, western politicians said.

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