Paris, March 25- The Church of Saint Eternine in Trebes of France was yesterday full of thousands of French citizens, family members and friends of the victims who were killed in a shootout in Trebes on Friday. Some local officials were also present to pay their homage to the victims of the Islamic militant attacks. In the shootout one policeman Lt Colonel Gendarme Arnaud Beltrame and three others were killed. Lt Colonel Beltrame was seriously injured while saving a woman victim during the Attack. The Bishop of the church also praised him for his heroic act. The president of France Emmanuel Macron and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump also paid their respect to the departed soul. Macron decided to give a national honour to be extreme for his valour.
The gunman of Friday’s attack Redonane Lakdim, a Morocco born French citizen had no major criminal record in the recent past and he was only a petty criminal in the records of the police authorities. Recently he joined hands with the IS extremists and became very much vocal for the release of Salah Abdesalam who was the mastermind behind the attack of Paris on 13th November in 2015 which killed 130 people. An investigation of the police authorities revealed that Lakdim illegally stole a car from nearby Carcassone and shot it’s driver and also killed the passenger Jean Mazieris, a retired winemaker. Police officials recovered three explosive devices, a 7.56mm gun and a hunting knife from the spot. They were also looking for the whereabouts of a female accomplice of L akdim , a 17 year old boy who helped him to carry out his mission.
The attack on Friday was believed to be the first gruesome incident of murder since last October when a gunman brutally stabbed two young women and killed them on the spot Later the policemen overpowered and killed them. The French president Emanuel Marcon decided to beef up the security of the common people after Friday’s incident and he has already ordered a high-level inquiry about the incident. He assured the general public that his Government would take strict action against the offenders and stop terrorist activities in the country at any cost.