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French intelligence allowed Strasbourg attack to happen, it is linked to the European Parliament elections

Summary of Disinformation

The French intelligence service was aware of the attack in Strasbourg and allowed it to happen. The attack is linked to the elections to the European Parliament.


No evidence given, conspiracy theory. At about 20:00 local time, on 11 December, a man opened fire close to the famed Christmas market in Strasbourg. Five people have died and several remain seriously injured a week later. The suspect was shot dead by police on 13 December. Read more: www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-46586969,

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Reported in: Issue 130
Date: 12.12.2018
Language: Russian
Country: France
Keywords: EU elections 2019, Terrorism, Secret services, Elections
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Vremya Pokazhet @ Channel One (1tv.ru), time 38:15
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