PARIS, March 24. /TASS/. The President of France Emmanuel macron on Saturday convened an emergency meeting of the Council of national security and defense after Friday on the South of the country was an armed attack, which killed four people. This was reported by the TV channel BFM TV, citing sources in the Elysee Palace.
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“Emmanuel macron called a Council of defence on 17:30 [19:30 GMT] at the Elysee Palace”, – informs television channel.
Participation in the meeting of the security Council should take Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, the Minister of internal Affairs Gerard colon, heads of key security agencies and intelligence services of the Republic. The only theme of the meeting will be a terrorist attack in the South of France, perfect Friday.
March 23 Carcasonne 26-year-old Redouane Lakdim attacked the people in the car to steal it: a passenger was killed and the driver wounded . His second attack he made on a train near the barracks of the special forces, opened fire on them. The third attack, the attacker made in the adjacent Claims, having taken hostages in a local supermarket. The result killed three people, including a policeman, who offered to replace one of the hostages.
The terrorist was later eliminated during the storming of the building by special forces. Sky News Arabia reported that the responsibility for a series of attacks in southern France was taken by the terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG banned in Russia). On Saturday it became known that during a search of the home of the attacker was discovered a handwritten note in which he declared his affiliation to ISIS.