Prosecutors call for 12 life sentences at closing Paris attacks trial

In the closing days of the nine-month trial of 20 defendants accused of variously perpetrating and helping to commit the November 13th 2015 attacks in Paris which claimed the lives of 130 victims, prosecutors on Friday called for 12 to be sentenced to life imprisonment and that among them, Salah Abdeslam, the only known survivor of the Islamic State  cell, be allowed no possibility of parole.

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French prosecutors on Friday laid out their demands for sentences in the historic Paris trial of 20 men suspected of critical roles in France’s worst peacetime attacks, the Islamic State (IS) group killing of 130 people on November 13th 2015, reports FRANCE 24.