A fourth victim — an Italian reporter who was shot in the head — has died of wounds sustained in Tuesday’s Islamic terrorist attack in Strasbourg. The following Spanish-language news report has the latest on the case.
Below is a brief article from ANSA about the death of the Italian reporter:
Italian Reporter Shot in Strasbourg Attack Has Died
Antonio Megalizzi was hit in the head in terrorist attack
(ANSA) — Paris, December 14 – Antonio Megalizzi, a young Italian reporter who was shot in the head in Tuesday’s terrorist attack at Strasbourg’s Christmas market, has died, foreign ministry sources said on Friday. “This news saddens me a great deal,” Premier Giuseppe Conte told a news conference following this week’s European summit.
“Affectionate, emotional thoughts go to his girlfriend.” “We must unite in this pain”.
|00:02||Increasing the number of dead to four in the attack in Strasbourg , one of the wounded has died.|
|00:07||Another nine people remain hospitalized.|
|00:10||One of them is in a brain-dead state. This death occurred the day after the presumed terrorist|
|00:15||was killed by shots fired by police in the same neighborhood where he resided,|
|00:20||in the neighborhood of Neudorf, which during those hours was combed inch by inch|
|00:24||after two days of intense search. Cherif Chekatt, 29 years old, a Frenchman of Algerian origin,|
|00:28||was the most wanted man in France|
|00:32||after shooting at a crowd in the Christmas market of Strasbourg on Tuesday.|
|00:37||He was also being sought in Germany and Switzerland, where he had served prison sentences.|
|00:41||The investigation will continue, said the chief of anti-terror prosecutors in Paris,|
|00:49||to identify possible accomplices and co-perpetrators inclined to help|
|00:53||or encourage the preparation and run-up to action.|
|00:56||Also we are going to focus now on reconstructing the 48 hours that have just passed,|
|01:01||to see, above all, if he had help in his flight.|
|01:07||The prosecutor announced that seven persons remain under arrest|
|01:11||They include the parents of the terrorist, two brothers, and three persons of his close circle,|
|01:16||two of them detained last night.|
|01:19||Chekatt, a common criminal with 27 convictions,|
|01:22||was on the radar of the security forces because of his radicalization.
Hat tip for the article: Vlad Tepes.