WATCH | France celebrates the sixth anniversary of the terrorist attacks in Paris

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France celebrated the sixth anniversary of the night in Paris in which Islamic State militants killed 130 people in coordinated strikes against a concert theater, bars, restaurants and a football stadium.

Prime Minister Jean Castex and other officials remained silent to remember the victims of the attacks at the Stade de France stadium, bars, restaurants and the Bataclan concert hall on November 13, 2015.

Twenty men were tried in September in connection with the deadliest peacetime attack in France.

Salah Abdeslam, a 32-year-old Franco-Moroccan, is believed to be the only survivor of the group suspected of carrying out the attacks after other members blew themselves up or were killed by police in the attack.

The other 19 suspects in the trial bench are accused of having contributed to supplying weapons and cars or having played a role in organizing what has been called “French September 11”.

Most accused face life imprisonment if convicted.


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