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Marseille: three dead in two new shootings last night – franceinfo


Two people were killed in a shooting in the northern districts of the city while a third was kidnapped in the 4th arrondissement and then burned alive in his car.

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Three people died in two separate shootings on the night of Saturday August 21 to Sunday August 22 in Marseille (Bouches-du-Rhône), announces the Marseille police headquarters. The judicial police are seized for these two facts.

The first shooting took place around midnight, Cité de la Marine Bleue, boulevard Charles Moretti, in the 14th arrondissement. Two people, aged 25 and 26, were shot dead. Kalashnikov and 9mm cartridge cases were found on site.

A 27-year-old man was also kidnapped in the 4th arrondissement of Marseille later, shortly before 2 a.m., after an exchange of gunfire. According to Rudy Manna, departmental secretary of Alliance with France Blue Provence, he was then burned alive in his car, in the 13th arrondissement. “A terrible technique that had not been used for several years”, he emphasizes.

s. “If it is too early to determine the motivations of the perpetrators of this act, this new episode of violence does not undermine the determination of the State services to fight relentlessly against trafficking and the circulation of arms, and to put all means to find the perpetrators of these homicides “, reacts in a statement the prefect of police of Marseille Frédérique Camilleri.

The prefecture specifies that “94 police officers have already arrived in Marseille as reinforcements since the start of the year.” What’s more, “The 120 police officers of the CRS companies carry out 3 to 6 large-scale anti-drug operations every day in addition to the work of the local police.”


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