King Mohammed VI has offered his condolences to French President Emmanuel Macron after the shooting in France’s Strasbourg city that killed two and left 14 injured.
Rabat – In his message to Macron on Wednesday, King Mohammed VI wrote that he had “learned with great sorrow the sad news” of the shooting, and expressed deep condolences and sincere sentiments of compassion toward the families of the victims.
The monarch also condemned the criminal incident, wishing a hasty recovery for the wounded victims.
On Tuesday evening, a man opened fire near Strasbourg’s Christmas market, commonly known as a busy site during the Christmas holidays, killing, wounding, and spreading terror among people, allegedly shouting “Allahu Akbar” (God is the Greatest)
According to local police, the attacker identified as france attack , 29, was born in Strasbourg and was already known as an Islamist terrorist threat to the French security services.
The French military spokesman, Colonel Patrik Steiger, believes that the shooter wasn’t targeting soldiers patrolling in and around the market, but rather civilians.
The attacker is now on the run. French police launched a call for citizens to help find the man. Members of the police force and border agents between French and German border are still tracking Cherif down, reported BBC.