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Strasbourg Christmas market attacker Chekatt shot dead

Strasbourg Christmas market attacker Chekatt shot dead

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French police have shot dead the man who attacked Strasbourg's Christmas market on Tuesday, the interior minister has said.A police unit came across Cherif Chekatt in a Strasbourg street and shot him after he opened fire.Three people have died following the shooting at the market and several more were seriously injured.Chekatt, 29, had a string of criminal convictions in France and Germany and had become a radical Islamist in jail.How was Chekatt found?Interior Minister Christophe Castaner said three police officers had spotted a man matching Chekatt's description on rue du Lazaret, in the Neudorf area of Strasbourg at 21:00 local time (20:00 GMT). What we know so far Who are the victims? As the police moved to stop him, the susp...
Strasbourg Christmas market gunman shot dead

Strasbourg Christmas market gunman shot dead

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The man suspected of opening fire at a Christmas market has been shot dead, the French interior minister has said. Cherif Chekatt killed three people and injured 13 at a Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg on Tuesday.Minister of the interior Christophe Castaner said the the 29-year-old was killed in the Neudorf-Meinau area of the city after a police operation was launched at around 9pm local time on Thursday.Three police officers had stumbled across a man they had believed was Chekatt and when they went to arrest him he turned to fire on them, Mr Castaner said.The officers had then shot and killed him.A French official was earlier quoted by the Associated Press as saying the suspect had been armed with a pistol and a knife. ...
Shooting near Strasbourg, France, Christmas market leaves 2 dead, 11 injured

Shooting near Strasbourg, France, Christmas market leaves 2 dead, 11 injured

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Dec. 11 (UPI) -- A shooting close to a Christmas market in Strasbourg, France, on Tuesday left at least two people dead, 11 others injured and the suspected shooter at large, local police said. The French Interior Ministry said there was a "serious public security incident" in the city near the German border. Officials ordered residents to stay indoors as police search for the gunman. The shooting happened at one of multiple public squares in the city, Place Kleber, the BBC reported. Authorities said they're treating the attack as a terrorist act. The gunman, who had not been caught, was tentatively identified as a known security threat, The Telegraph reported, citing French media. Officials halted public transportation and cordoned off the area. The European Parliament also locked down i...
4 Ways to Use Christmas Leftovers

4 Ways to Use Christmas Leftovers

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When all of the presents are unwrapped and all the relatives have returned home, you're left with a kitchen full of leftovers. Put them to good use with these no-fail ways to enjoy your holiday favorites in original, healthy recipes. Ham and Swiss Bread Pudding Can't eat another ham sandwich? Use your leftover smoked ham to add savory flavor to this casserole. And though the recipe calls for Hawaiian bread rolls, you can use French bread or any slightly sweet bread to bring out the salty ham or nutty cheese flavors. Try this recipe: Ham and Swiss Bread Pudding Let's block ads! (Why?) Food - Health.com...
9 Keto Christmas Cookie Recipes Even Santa Will Love

9 Keto Christmas Cookie Recipes Even Santa Will Love

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Santa Claus is comin’ to town, and you know what that means: Christmas cookies. While traditional holiday cookies are loaded with carbs, you can make low-carb, sugar-free batches that taste just as scrumptious as the cookies you grew up eating. Check out these nine delicious keto-friendly cookie recipes below, and have a very merry low-carb Christmas! RELATED: 13 Keto Pumpkin Dessert Recipes for Fall Chocolate peppermint stars Placing a star on top of the tree is a holiday tradition, and so is baking star-shaped cookies. You won't believe these chocolate and iced cookies by&...