Funerals take place for victims of ISIS supermarket siege in France

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The four men murdered by an ISIS terrorist in a supermarket siege in France last week were honoured at a public funeral attended by hundreds of mourners.

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe stands by as family members pay their last respects during the funeral service. Mr Mazieres, 60, was killed by attacker Redouane Lakdim during the carjacking; Mr Medves, 50, was shot in the supermarket, where he worked as a butcher; and construction worker Mr Sosna, 65, was a customer in the supermarket.

A private religious ceremony took place afterwards for gendarme Arnaud Beltrame in nearby Carcassonne, and it will be followed by a burial later in the cemetery of Ferrals-les-Corbieres. Yesterday, France held a national homage to Lieutenant Colonel Beltrame, who was given a posthumous Legion of Honor for his heroism in swapping himself for a hostage.

Flowers lay at the gate of Lt. Arnaud Beltrame's barracks in Carcassonne ahead of his funeral today. A portrait of Lt. Beltrame lie along the hundreds of flowers left at the barracks. Family members lay flowers and kiss the coffins of their loved ones murdered in the rampage.

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe and senior government figures attended the service on Thursday morning to pay their respects, speaking to families of the victims and local residents.

Both Mr Sosna, a year-old retired bricklayer murdered inside the supermarket, and retired winemaker Mr Mazières have had their funerals in nearby congregations today. Mr Medves, chief butcher of Super U, will have his funeral at 4. For his girls, their dad was their idol,' his friend Oliver said. French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe walks with a young family member during the funeral service. A mass and a vigil in honor of the four victims will take place in the church of St-Etienne de Trèbes at 6.

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe lays a white rose on a coffin of one of the three people killed in the terrorist attack. Beltrame will have his private funeral at 11 am in the Cathedral Saint-Michel of Carcassonne, in a mass performed bishop Alain Planet, then be buried in Ferrals, in the Corbières, where he lived with his wife since last summer.

A mass and a vigil in honor of the four victims will also take place in the church of St-Etienne de Trèbes at 6. President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday hailed Beltrame as the symbol of the 'French spirit of resistance' at a huge public memorial in Paris.

The year-old's coffin was carried in a procession from Paris' Pantheon to a ceremony at Hotel des Invalides, where he was posthumously awarded the Legion of Honor for his bravery. In his eulogy to the murdered cop, President Macron said: The French leader vowed to ensure 'he will not have died in vain,' ,' urging the nation to be vigilant in the face of an 'insidious' jihadist threat. Lakdim, who claimed allegiance to ISIS, had already shot dead the passenger of a car he hijacked in nearby Carcassonne, before driving to the supermarket and killing two more people there.

Beltrame hoped to be able to negotiate with the year-old, but Lakdim stabbed him in the throat and the officer died of his wounds the next morning. A total of four men were murdered in the attacks around Carcassonne before Lakdim himself was gunned down by special forces GIGN police.

Prior to the attack: Redouane Lakdim, believed to be of Moroccan descent, was flagged to intelligence services and appeared in a database of radicalised militants. He was also known to authorities for petty crimes including drug dealing.

Lakdim was incarcerated in Carcassonne some time in , according to Le Parisien , though it is unclear what for. The paper also reports he was very active on Salafist networks online and was suspected of having made a trip to Syria, though it is not known when. Morning, Friday March Lakdim, who reportedly lived with his mother and three or four sisters in Carcassonne, is seen walking his little sister to school. Some time before 11am: Lakdim hijacks a car somewhere in his home town of Carcassonne.

Passenger Jean Mazieres is shot in the head and killed while the driver is wounded before the terrorist drives away. The attacker opens fire on four policemen jogging near the edge of town.

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