Paris attacks: Surviving suspect Salah Abdeslam found guiltyon June 29, 2022 at 6:41 pm

- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

Salah Abdeslam and others are found guilty for their involvement in an attack that killed 130.

Sketch by Elisabeth de Pourquery/France Televisions shows defendant Salah Abdeslam during trial at Paris courthouseImage source, Elisabeth de Pourquery/FranceTele/Reuters

The only survivor of the group behind the November 2015 Paris attacks has been found guilty of terrorism and murder charges.

Salah Abdeslam was seen as a key suspect and participant in the gun and bomb attacks that killed 130 people.

There were guilty verdicts for all but one of the 20 men put on trial for their involvement.

Sentences will be announced later – prosecutors had requested Abdeslam receive a rare full-life prison term.

The trial is the biggest in modern French history and began last September.

For more than nine months, victims, journalists, and the families of the dead lined up outside the specially-built courtroom in Paris to piece together the story of the worst attack in France since World War Two.

The combination of gun and bomb attacks across bars, restaurants, the national football stadium and Bataclan music venue on 13 November 2015 saw hundreds injured alongside those killed.

- Advertisement -




Conservative minister resigns in anger over Covid fraudon January 24, 2022 at 4:45 pm

Lord Agnew says the government had made "schoolboy errors" when handing Covid loans to business.Image source, HoLA Conservative minister in the House of Lords...

Gareth Southgate: England boss hopes to lead team at 2022 Qatar World Cupon July 12, 2021 at 10:38 am

Gareth Southgate hopes to lead England at the 2022 World Cup but says he needs a rest before considering contract talks.He is under contract...

Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool boss says there is no pressure despite quadruple on the lineon May 20, 2022 at 9:32 pm

Jurgen Klopp says there is no pressure on Liverpool as they put their historic quadruple pursuit on the line on the final day of...

Covid in Uganda: The man whose children may never return to schoolon December 6, 2021 at 1:22 am

The 20-month school closure in Uganda could have a long-term impact on many lives there.

French Open 2021: Serena Williams reaches fourth round as draw opens upon June 4, 2021 at 6:33 pm

Serena Williams remains the highest seed in her half of the French Open draw after overcoming Danielle Collins in the third round.The American seventh...