Fifth victim of Strasbourg market attack dies: prosecutor

Published December 17, 2018, 7:51 AM

by Patrick Garcia

By Reuters
PARIS (Reuters) – The Paris prosecutor’s office said on Sunday that a fifth person had died from their wounds following Tuesday’s Strasbourg Christmas market shooting.

A drawing representing Strasbourg's cathedral is seen at an improvised memorial in tribute to the victims of December 11 attack during a ceremony in Strasbourg, France, December 16, 2018. The sign reads "Strasbourg my love". REUTERS/Vincent Kessler/ MANILA BULLETIN
A drawing representing Strasbourg’s cathedral is seen at an improvised memorial in tribute to the victims of December 11 attack during a ceremony in Strasbourg, France, December 16, 2018. The sign reads “Strasbourg my love”. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler/ MANILA BULLETIN

An official with the prosecutor’s office said the victim was a Polish national and gave no other details.

The gunman, Cherif Chekatt, was killed on Thursday night after firing on police, ending a two-day manhunt that involved more than 700 members of the security forces.

 
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