5 detained in France in Strasbourg attack investigation
PARIS (AP) — A French judicial official says five people have been arrested and detained in relation with the investigation into the Christmas market attack that left five dead in Strasbourg in December.
The judicial official, who is not authorized to speak publicly about the investigation, says they were arrested on Tuesday. He did not confirm reports in French media that they are suspected of helping the gunman getting his weapon.
Terror charges issued in France’s Christmas market attack
PARIS (AP) — A man suspected of supplying the gun used in the Christmas market shooting attack that killed five people in Strasbourg has been handed preliminary terror charges, according to a French judicial official close to the investigation.
The official, who could not be named with the case ongoing, said the individual appeared Monday before a judge and was charged with criminal association with terrorists, as well as possessing and supplying arms in connection with a terrorist enterprise.
France: Alleged gun source given preliminary terror charges
PARIS (AP) — 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.
Father of Strasbourg attacker said his son backed IS group
PARIS (AP) — The man described as the father of the 29-year-old suspect in this week's deadly Christmas market attack in Strasbourg says his son subscribed to the beliefs of the Islamic State group.
French hunt for possible accomplices of Strasbourg attacker
STRASBOURG, France (AP) — 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 Thai tourist and a 29-year-old Italian journalist. A dozen other people were wounded.
Strasbourg market attack suspect killed in police shootout
STRASBOURG, France (AP) — 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.