French police shoot dead Strasbourg attack fugitive


A massive manhunt for Cherif Chekatt, the chief suspect in the Tuesday evening shooting spree on the streets of Strasbourg, which left three people dead and 13 others wounded, including one who is described as brain-dead, ended on Thursday evening when the 29-year-old died in a firefight with police in the eastern French city.


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French police have "shot dead" the man believed to have attacked Strasbourg's Christmas market, police sources have told reporters, reports BBC News.