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Saudi Crown Prince offers condolences to French president for terror victims

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman sent a cable to French President Emmanuel Macron stating his condolences for victims of terror act. (SPA)

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman sent a cable to French President Emmanuel Macron stating his condolences to him and to the people of France for the victims of the terrorist attack that took place on Friday in southern France.

"I have been informed of the terrorist attack in southern France, the fatalities and the injuries. I express my sincerest condolences to you, the families of the victims and to the brotherly people of France and the Kingdom’s condemnation of this terrorist act," the Crown Prince said.

French police killed the gunman holed up in supermarket in southern France where he had taken hostages earlier on Friday.

Three people were killed by a man authorities say had claimed allegiance to ISIS group.

France is still on high alert following a string of terror assaults since 2015 that have claimed more than a total of 240 lives.
 

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Last Update: Saturday, 24 March 2018 KSA 00:25 - GMT 21:25
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