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French police kill Strasbourg shooting suspect

Interior Minister Christophe Castaner expected to make statement

14.12.2018
French police kill Strasbourg shooting suspect

Ankara

PARIS 

French police shot dead Strasbourg shooting suspect Cherif Chekkat on Thursday, local media reported.

Chekkat, 29, was killed during a police operation on Lazaret Street, according to reports.

French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner is expected to make a statement.

On Tuesday, a gunman opened fire at a Christmas market in Place Kleber square before leaving the scene.

Police said security forces raided the suspect’s house but failed to find him.

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