Charlie Hebdo shooting: Said Kouachi given anonymous burial in French town

January 17, 2015 6:15 PM

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Charlie Hebdo shooting: Said Kouachi given anonymous burial in French town

City officials in Reims say one of the terrorists responsible for attacks last week that killed 17 people was buried in the eastern French city over their objections and despite concerns that the grave could become a shrine for extremists.

Said Kouachi, the elder of the two brothers who together gunned down 12 people Jan. 7 in their attack on the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, was buried at the demand of the French government, officials in Reims said in a statement Saturday.

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