06/26/2015 07:51 am ET Updated Jun 26, 2016

Obama Briefed On Attack In France

WASHINGTON, June 26 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama has been briefed on the attack at a U.S. gas company in France, a senior administration official said on Friday, providing no further details.

A severed head covered in Arabic writing was found at the company in southeastern France, police sources and French media said. The site belonged to Air Products, a U.S. industrial gases and chemicals company, according to another French company in the same sector.

(Reporting by Roberta Rampton; Writing by Bill Trott; Editing by Susan Heavey)