Death toll shooting Strasbourg updated: two dead, fourteen wounded

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In the shooting at a christmas market in Strasbourg, two and no three people dead, as was previously claimed. However, there are still fourteen injured people, of whom there are eight very.

A gunman opened Tuesday night at 20 o’clock the fire on a christmas market in Strasbourg. There was some time confusion about the number of victims. Mayor Roland Ries spoke of four dead, the French Interior minister Christophe Castaner confirmed at a press conference that there are three fatal casualties. Wednesday morning was that number, however, adjusted to two dead and fourteen wounded. Eight of them are in bad shape.

One of the fatal victims was a Thai tourist, who only a few hours before the attack in France was arrived. That the ministry of Foreign Affairs in Bangkok on Wednesday confirmed. The 45-year-old man got a bullet in the head, his wife remained unharmed.

The shooter himself was able to escape by a taxi driver hostage. He is still on the run. The 29-year-old alleged offender was known to the police and has a ‘chip’s’, which means that, due to possible radicalisation on the radar of the security of the state. The police wanted him Tuesday morning to pick up because of attempted murder for a cause of last summer, but the man did not at home.

Rémy Heitz, attorney of Paris, Wednesday, at 12 o’clock a press conference in Strasbourg. The investigation into the shooting is in the hands of his antiterreursectie.

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