Arnaud Beltrame, who offered himself as a hostage during a supermarket shooting spree, has died in hospital. Beltram is being hailed as a hero for saving lives – he switched places with the last remaining person being held captive inside the store.
Lieutenant Colonel Arnaud Beltrame had offered himself in place of a woman whom the attacker was using as a human shield. The attacker, Redouane Lakdim, had been on a list of terror suspects since 2014.
An officer who died after changing places with a hostage during a supermarket siege in southwestern France will be given a national tribute. He was killed in what President Macron called an "Islamist terrorist attack."
A second person this week has been given a suspended prison term for condoning terrorism in France. With the country still mourning the victims of an attack last week, the vegan's Facebook post triggered indignation.
A man killed three people and injured others before being shot dead in what French President Macron called an "Islamist terrorist attack." A policeman who swapped places with a hostage has also died of his injuries.
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