- Aug 1, 2014
- Reaction score
- Political Leaning
Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte says a young Italian journalist who was badly wounded in the Strasbourg Christmas market attack has died.
French police say four people have died in the attack Tuesday in the eastern French city and about a dozen others were wounded.
Conte tweeted on Friday that he was expressing “deep sorrow for the death of Antonio Megalizzi, a young man with great passion for journalism, for radio, for investigations and for European institutions.”
Megalizzi, 29, was hospitalized in very grave condition in the first hours after the attack. Chérif Chekatt had been on a French intelligence watch list for radicalism before he allegedly killed four people and wounded several others in Tuesday’s attack. Police had tried and failed to arrest him earlier in the day.
French police raided the terrorist's apartment the day of the attack, but he was absent, as he was already en route to the Christmas market, intent on taking lives.
A brief description of the terrorist:
- born in France to Algerian parents
- a life long criminal, Chekatt had 27 convictions in France, Germany, and Switzerland in his 29 years of life
- born Muslim, he was radicalized in prison
- police were trying to apprehend Chekatt for attempted murder on the day he committed the Strasbourg attack
Chérif Chekatt was a part of the migration replacement that the UN says is of utmost importance for saving Europe from their homogeneity derived disaster. A very fine person in the eyes of EU and UN officials and supporters, I'm sure.