Thousands march in France for murdered police

Thousands march in France for murdered police
By Catherine Hardy
Share this articleComments
Share this articleClose Button
Copy/paste the article video embed link below:Copy to clipboardCopied

Police officers and members of the public have marched in silence to pay homage to the French police couple killed by an attacker who pledged allegiance to ISIL.

ADVERTISEMENT

Police officers and members of the public have marched in silence to pay homage to the French police couple killed by an attacker who pledged allegiance to ISIL.

#Magnanville début de la marche blanche en hommage à Jean-Baptiste Salvaing et Jessica Schneider ParisMatch</a> <a href="https://t.co/LuiN5j6CVL">pic.twitter.com/LuiN5j6CVL</a></p>&mdash; margaux rolland (margaux_rolland) June 16, 2016

Organisers say 2,500 people joined the march which began at Mantes-la-Jolie police station where the couple worked and ended at their home in Magnanville.

En accord avec leurs familles, ns rendons hommage au Cdt JB. SALVAING et sa compagne adj administrative J. SCHNEIDER pic.twitter.com/7C1QQOw1nS

— Police Nationale (@PoliceNationale) June 14, 2016

Jean-Baptiste Salvaing and Jessica Schneider were stabbed to death on Monday evening. Their 3-year-old son was rescued unharmed

Share this articleComments

You might also like

French government announces new measures for farmers amid ongoing protests

UNESCO considers D-Day landing beaches as world heritage site

French mayors face growing threats from far-right extremists