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Officials Name Fourth Victim of Strasbourg Attack


An Italian national, Antonio Megalizzi, died as a result of wounds he sustained in the shooting, officials said a day after the French police killed the man believed responsible.
A fourth victim of the attack on the Christmas market in Strasbourg, France, was named on Friday, the morning after the French police shot dead the man accused of the rampage in the heart of the historic city.
The suspect, Chérif Chekatt, 29, was killed in the Neudorf neighborhood of Strasbourg after firing on the police on Thursday night, ending a two-day manhunt that involved more than 700 members of the security forces.
Officials named the fourth person to die of wounds sustained in the shooting as the journalist Antonio Megalizzi, an Italian national. Italy’s Foreign Ministry said Mr. Megalizzi was in Strasbourg to follow the plenary session of the European Parliament for the Europhonica radio network.

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