French citizenship for Muslim worker who saved customers during Paris kosher market attack

January 21, 2015 9:40 AM

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French citizenship for Muslim worker who saved customers during Paris kosher market attack

Lassana Bathily, 24, who hid shoppers in the freezer at a Paris kosher market when an Islamic extremist killed four people Jan. 9 was granted French citizenship on Tuesday.

An African-born Muslim living in France for nearly a decade was granted French citizenship on Tuesday, 11 days after his heroism in the face of an extremist gunman saved customers at a Paris kosher market.

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