France: Muslim terrorist behind Strasbourg Christmas Market attack shot and eliminated by Police

BREAKING: The Muslim terrorist behind the Strasbourg Christmas Market terror attack has reportedly been shot and eliminated by Police during a raid.

The news comes after armed cops carried out a major security operation in the district of Neudorf as they continued their hunt for the terrorist.

Police were on guard across the German border for a French number plate on a Ford belonging to the terrorist’s mother, in which he could have fled the country.

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Swiss police are also said to have increased their security amid fears he was fleeing across Europe.

Chekatt murdered three people and wounded 13 while shouting “allahu akbar” during a terror attack at the Strasbourg Christmas Market. Five of the injured still in critical condition.

The Strasbourg-born Muslim terrorist was known to authorities for radicalization.

Police revealed that his criminal record includes 25 court convictions, including many for armed robbery. He had been listed as a ‘threat to the state’ by the French security services.

As officers searched for the terrorist it emerged that they had found jihadist literature at his apartment, as well as a grenade, a loaded rifle, and four knives.

On Thursday local media revealed that during a prison stay in 2008, Chekatt hung a picture of 9/11 mastermind Osama bin Laden on his wall.