French court finds 20 guilty for 2015 Islamist attacks in Paris

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Reuters

By Tangi Salaün, Clotaire Achi and Ingrid Melander PARIS (Reuters) -A French court on Wednesday found the lone survivor of the Islamist squad that killed 130 people in a night of carnage across Paris in 2015 guilty of terrorism charges, bringing some closure to survivors and a country whose psyche was left scarred. Salah Abdeslam was sentenced to life imprisonment with no possibility of early release, a sentence handed out only four times previously in France. Nineteen other men judged for helping organise the Nov. 13, 2015 attacks that targeted the Bataclan music hall, six bars and restaurant…

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