Strasbourg attack suspect killed by police
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Police say Chérif Chekatt, who allegedly killed three people, is dead

The alleged shooter in Strasbourg, Chérif Chekatt, has been killed by police, it has been confirmed.

In a brief statement released on Thursday night, French police said the man had been “neutralised”. Earlier reports from various news agencies, citing police sources, had said Chekatt had been shot at about 9pm near to where he launched the murderous attack on Tuesday, which left three people dead and 13 wounded. Continue...


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