French court hands guilty verdicts for 2015 Islamist attacks in Paris

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By Tangi Sala√ľn and Lucien Libert PARIS (Reuters) -A French court on Wednesday handed down a guilty verdict for all of the 20 men tried for the 2015 killing of 130 people in a coordinated gun-and-bomb rampage by Islamist gunmen in Paris. The Bataclan music hall, six bars and restaurants and the perimeter of the Stade de France sports stadium were targeted in hours-long attacks across the French capital that shook France and left deep scars on the country’s psyche. Main suspect Salah Abdeslam was found guilty on terrorism and murder charges, judge Jean-Louis Peries said. Sentencing will come la…

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