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The French anti-terrorism prosecutor, at the trial for the massacres of 13 November 2015 which caused 130 deaths in Paris and Saint-Denis, asked for a life sentence – with a period of maximum security prison – for Salah Abdeslam, the only surviving member of the commando of jihadists. The request provides for the impossibility of any penalty discount during the period of maximum security, a very rare sanction in France but requested “given the immense gravity of the facts” contested to the 32-year-old.
The Bataclan massacre
On November 13, 2015, a series of Islamic terrorist attacks were carried out in Paris, concentrated in the I, X and XI arrondissements, in the State de France, in Saint-Denis, in the Ile de France region. The armed commando was linked to Isis, which claimed responsibility for the massacres. The attacks were carried out by at least ten men and women, responsible for three explosions near the stadium and 6 shootings in various public places in the French capital, among which the bloodiest occurred at the Bataclan theater, where 90 people were killed .