PARIS | Strasbourg remembers victims of the Christmas market attack

16Dec - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News



PARIS— Residents of the eastern French city of Strasbourg filled a city square Sunday for a memorial to the four people shot dead and the dozen wounded by a gunman at their famous Christmas market.

The hour-long ceremony took place in Kleber Square by the city’s Christmas market, near where the gunman opened fire on Tuesday evening.

According to the local newspaper DNA, more than 1,000 people attended the memorial, which ended with a minute of applause and a rendition of France’s national anthem, “La Marseillaise.”

Strasbourg Mayor Roland Ries praised the city’s resilience in the face of hardship.

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