PARIS – The French president Emmanuel Macron has the courage praised by Arnaud Beltrame. The officer of the gendarmerie, during the hostage crisis in Trèbes in the place of a hostage. He later died of the injuries which he suffered by the terreuractie, that four people in the lives.
“You are dead, accept that innocent in life can continue. That is the essence of what it means to be a soldier,” said Macron during a ceremony in Paris. He knew Beltrame posthumously the Légion d’honneur. Also in other places in France and abroad, is Wednesday also dealt with the death of the policeman.
The 44-year-old Beltrame gave leadership to a team of gendarmes last week, responded to the hostage taking at the supermarket. The 25-year-old Redouane Lakdim used a woman as a living shield. Beltrame swapped places with the hostage and put down his weapon and phone on a table. Because the line is still open, could his colleagues listen.
When shots sounded, stormed security forces building. They found Beltrame seriously injured. He later died in the hospital.