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PARIS | France: Alleged gun source given preliminary terror charges

PARIS  — A man suspected of supplying the gun that was used in the shooting attack that killed five people near a Christmas market in Strasbourg was handed preliminary terror charges Monday, according to a judicial official close to the investigation. T he official, who could not be named with the case ongoing, said the … Continue reading PARIS | France: Alleged gun source given preliminary terror charges

PARIS | Strasbourg remembers victims of the Christmas market attack

PARIS— Residents of the eastern French city of Strasbourg filled a city square Sunday for a memorial to the four people shot dead and the dozen wounded by a gunman at their famous Christmas market. The hour-long ceremony took place in Kleber Square by the city’s Christmas market, near where the gunman opened fire on … Continue reading PARIS | Strasbourg remembers victims of the Christmas market attack

STRASBOURG, France | French hunt for possible accomplices of Strasbourg attacker

STRASBOURG, France  — French police have killed the man who they believed attacked Strasbourg’s Christmas market but investigators kept digging Friday for possible accomplices in a city known for a high concentration of potential extremists. A fourth victim of Tuesday night’s attack on the biggest Christmas market in France died Friday. The dead included a … Continue reading STRASBOURG, France | French hunt for possible accomplices of Strasbourg attacker

PARIS | Macron urges calm; Paris police brace for more violence

PARIS — Anticipating a fifth straight weekend of violent protests, France’s president on Friday called for calm and the Paris police chief warned that armored vehicles and thousands of officers will be deployed again in the French capital. Police chief Michel Delpuech told RTL radio that security services intend to deploy Saturday in the same … Continue reading PARIS | Macron urges calm; Paris police brace for more violence

STRASBOURG, France | Prosecutor: 4th person dies of wounds from Strasbourg attack

STRASBOURG, France— A fourth person died Friday from wounds suffered in an attack on the Christmas market in Strasbourg, as investigators worked to establish whether the main suspect had help while on the run. The prosecutor’s office announced the death three days after the attack in the eastern French city and a day after the … Continue reading STRASBOURG, France | Prosecutor: 4th person dies of wounds from Strasbourg attack

STRASBOURG, France | The Latest: Strasbourg Christmas market reopens after attack

STRASBOURG, France  — The Latest on France attack aftermath and death of suspect (all times local): 12:40 p.m. The Christmas market in Strasbourg has reopened amid tight security a day after the gunman suspected of killing three people in an attack earlier this week was shot dead by police. The main suspect, Cherif Chekatt, was … Continue reading STRASBOURG, France | The Latest: Strasbourg Christmas market reopens after attack

STRASBOURG, France | Video captures aftermath of France attack suspect shootout

STRASBOURG, France — The immediate aftermath of the shootout between French security forces and the suspect in the Strasbourg attack has been caught on camera from across the street, with video footage showing armed officers at the scene and the body of the man slumped in a doorway. More officers arrive at the scene soon … Continue reading STRASBOURG, France | Video captures aftermath of France attack suspect shootout

STRASBOURG, France | Strasbourg market attack suspect killed in police shootout

STRASBOURG, France — The man authorities believe killed three people during a rampage near a Christmas market in Strasbourg died Thursday in a shootout with police at the end of a two-day manhunt, French authorities said. The Paris prosecutor’s office, which handles terror cases in France, formally identified the man killed in the eastern French … Continue reading STRASBOURG, France | Strasbourg market attack suspect killed in police shootout