Paris court hands life sentence to Amsterdam-Paris train gunman


A Paris court on Thursday sentenced Ayoub El Khazzani, 31, to life imprisonment after finding him guilty of attempted murder on an Amsterdam-Paris high-speed train in August 2015, when his shooting attack was foiled after a bloody fight with US passengers, while the court also handed three accused accomplices jail sentences of, variously, between seven and 27 years.

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Four men involved in a terrorist attack on a Paris-bound train in 2015 that was only foiled by the courageous action of other passengers were convicted of attempting murder, complicity and criminal terrorist association, and sentenced to prison terms ranging from seven years to life, reports The New York Times.