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The French city is mourning as fifth victim dies after the Christmas market attack in Strasbourg

People filled a square in the French city of Strasbourg on Sunday to show respect and compassion for the victims of last week's shooting attack near a famous Christmas market, when the death support rose to five. The French authorities said a Polish man died in a hospital in Strasbourg, one in a dozen people injured during the last Tuesday's attack. According to the newspaper DNA, more than 1,000 people participated in the memorial, which ended with a minute of applause and an extradition of France's national anthem, "La Marseillaise." The long-term ceremony took place in Kleber Square, not far from where a gunfighter opened fire on Tuesday night. Strasbourg mayor Roland Ries praised the city's resistance to difficulties. The "extremely big crowd on the Christmas market" Saturday "was an illustration of our commitment to the values ​​on which our living is based, which we will continue to defend themselves against anyone who wants to attack it," said Ries. [1 9659005] France's attack – Strasbourg ” height=”413″ width=”620″ class=” lazyload” data-srcset=”https://cbsnews1.cbsistatic.com/hub/i/r/2018/12/17/2e6c9ca4-2720-417f-85c2-cf75b08f8cb5/thumbnail/620×413/11a9cefde3ddfbacd6622b50c52e3cd5/ap-18350452473222.jpg 1x, https://cbsnews1.cbsistatic.com/hub/i/r/2018/12/17/2e6c9ca4-2720-417f-85c2-cf75b08f8cb5/thumbnail/1240×826/4ff6dce24f31e7e30966f6d785e92e4e/ap-18350452473222.jpg 2x” srcset=”data:image/svg+xml,%3Csvg%20xmlns%3D’http%3A%2F%2Fwww.w3.org%2F2000%2Fsvg’%20viewBox%3D’0%200%20620%20413’%2F%3E”/> Holder pays victims of the fatal attack in Strasbourg, France, on Sun., December 16, 2018. AP A massive manhunt for the weapons was terminated Thursday night when the main suspect, Strasbourg-born Cherif Chekatt, 29, was killed in a fight with a police in the district where he grew up. The attack remains under investigation. Paris prosecutor said two people who were close to Chekatt were released from custody on Sunday "in the absence of incriminating…

People filled a square in the French city of Strasbourg on Sunday to show respect and compassion for the victims of last week’s shooting attack near a famous Christmas market, when the death support rose to five. The French authorities said a Polish man died in a hospital in Strasbourg, one in a dozen people injured during the last Tuesday’s attack.

According to the newspaper DNA, more than 1,000 people participated in the memorial, which ended with a minute of applause and an extradition of France’s national anthem, “La Marseillaise.”

The long-term ceremony took place in Kleber Square, not far from where a gunfighter opened fire on Tuesday night. Strasbourg mayor Roland Ries praised the city’s resistance to difficulties.

The “extremely big crowd on the Christmas market” Saturday “was an illustration of our commitment to the values ​​on which our living is based, which we will continue to defend themselves against anyone who wants to attack it,” said Ries. [1

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A massive manhunt for the weapons was terminated Thursday night when the main suspect, Strasbourg-born Cherif Chekatt, 29, was killed in a fight with a police in the district where he grew up.

The attack remains under investigation. Paris prosecutor said two people who were close to Chekatt were released from custody on Sunday “in the absence of incriminating elements at this stage.”

Only one of the seven people who were imprisoned while looking for Chekatt was still held. Chekatt’s parents and two of his brothers, held for several days, were released on Saturday.

The assault victims came from several countries: One of the dead was a tourist from Thailand. Another was an Italian journalist who covered the European Parliament in Strasbourg. The latest to die from their injuries was a pole named Barto Orent-Niedzielski, according to the regional administration in Strasbourg or the prefecture.

The Polish news agency PAP identified him as a 36-year-old originally from Katowice, Poland. His brother Jakub had sent updates on his condition on Facebook since the attack and suggested Saturday that the family thought when to terminate Orent-Niedzielski’s life support.

Since Sunday, Jakub announced the following note: “My brother Bartek Orent -Niedzielski has just left us. He thank you for your love and strength you brought him. He will always be there and look over us and continue to give us his joy. Thank you to all. “

In response, online condolences poured in.

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