TERRORISM: The President, Emmanuel Macron will call the families of the victims on Sunday, said the Elysee …
Four French were injured, one seriously, in the terrorist attack in London which has a total of seven dead and fifty wounded, announced Sunday the French foreign minister, Jean-Yves Le Drian on France Info.
“Quatre compatriotes sont blessés et il y a semble-t-il une personne particulièrement touchée”, annonce Jean-Yves Le Drian sur franceinfo pic.twitter.com/l7MBEoesLQ
— franceinfo (@franceinfo) June 4, 2017
The families called by Emmanuel Macron in the day
“Some French citizens among the victims. France makes every effort to assist them, “said his side the Elysee in a statement, adding that security measures were “enhanced ” to allow the French residing in London to vote on Sunday for the first round of elections legislative.
Edouard Philippe, Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, have them made a mid-day visit to the Quai Orsay Crisis Center. No information on the identity of French nationals injured in the attack has been forwarded by the authorities who were trying to contact their relatives.
— Edouard Philippe (@EPhilippePM) June 4, 2017
The President of the Republic Emmanuel Macron “call in the day the families of French victims” also said Sunday the Elysee.
Survey for assassination attempts in connection with a terrorist enterprise
Given the presence of French among the victims, the Paris prosecutor opened an investigation Sunday to assassination attempts in connection with a terrorist enterprise, entrusted to the ISB and SDAT.
The investigations were performed by the Anti-Terrorism Sub-Directorate (SDAT) and the Directorate General of Internal Security (RPS).
A similar investigation had been opened in the aftermath of the attack of the 22nd March, in front of the Parliament building in London. Three Breton high school students on a school trip were injured on Westminster Bridge in the attack claimed by the Islamic State group that killed five people.