8 Sep 2021

Bataclan terror attack: 20 men go on trial in Paris


Twenty men have gone on trial in Paris, accused over the 2015 terror attacks by the extremist Islamic State group which left 130 people dead.

The suicide bomb and gun attacks on the Bataclan music hall, a major sports stadium, as well as cafes and bars, was the worst atrocity in France since the end of the Second World War.

Salah Abdeslam, who’s the only surviving attacker, faces murder charges in the trial, which is due to last nine months.