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    Christmas Market Reopens in Strasbourg After Mass Shooting (VIDEO)

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    The traditional holiday fair in Strasbourg re-opens Friday in the centre of the French city just several days after a shooter killed three and injured thirteen others.

    The market has returned to its normal schedule after French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner confirmed that the suspect, 29-year-old Cherif Chekatt, had been killed by police officers during an operation to detain him.

    Chekatt was reportedly known to police for his criminal record and radical Islamist views.

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