March 23rd, 2018

i24 News France Terror / Hostage attack


Three dead, 16 wounded in France after IS-claimed shooting spree

03/23/2018 5:01:47 AM / Updated on 03/23/2018 11:53:31 AM
Written by i24NEWS

Shootings comes with France still on high alert after string of jihadist attacks since Charlie Hebdo in 2015

Sixteen people were wounded, two seriously, along with the three killed in Friday’s shooting spree in southwest France by a man claiming allegiance to the Islamic State group, President Emmanuel Macron said.

A police officer who took the place of a female hostage is “fighting for his life”, Macron said in a televised address following the shootings in Carcassonne and Trebes, hailing the man as a hero.