The Strasbourg stop: the assassin swore on Video IS the Loyalty


one and a Half weeks after the terrorist attack of Strasbourg, with five dead, there are a further indication for an Islamist Background of the fact. On a USB-Stick of the alleged assassin Chérif Chekatt a Video had been found with an oath of allegiance for the terrorist militia “Islamic state” (IS), confirmed by judicial circuits on Saturday the German press Agency in Paris.

Chekatt had on 11. December in the city centre of Strasbourg opened fire. In the attack, several people were injured. After a two-day manhunt for the 29, was shot-year-old assassin by the police. According to witnesses, the attackers shouted during the attack “Allahu Akbar” (Allah is great).

shortly after the attack,the IS had claimed that the 29-Year-old was one of their “soldiers” have been, and the calling followed, citizens from member States of the Anti-IS coalition in Syria and Iraq to attack. France’s interior Minister Christophe Castaner had this doubt, however.

Two people arrested in connection with the terrorist attack in Strasbourg in police custody, are meanwhile free again. The two had already been on Thursday evening released, it said on Friday from the judicial circles. According to the channel France Bleu were the last two people that sat in the Wake of the Terror investigation is still in custody. They had been arrested on Monday and initially suspected to have a role in the procurement of the weapon of the alleged assassin Chérif Chekatt played.