No Maltese among injured in Strasbourg shooting, Foreign Ministry says

Maltese in Strasbourg are advised to follow the instructions of the French authorities while the Maltese embassy in Paris and permanent representation at the Council of Europe are on standby to offer any help

French police have mounted a huge manhunt to find the shooter
French police have mounted a huge manhunt to find the shooter

No Maltese were among the victims of Tuesday’s attack in the French city of Strasbourg, the Foreign Ministry has said.

The incident left three people dead and 12 injured after a shooter opened fire on the crowd at Strasbourg’s famed Christmas market.

The Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that there were no reports of any Maltese among the victims or injured in the attack.

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“The ministry is closely following the incident and is in constant contact and coordination with Malta’s Embassy in Paris, the Permanent Representation of Malta to the Council of Europe in Strasbourg as well as with the French authorities,” the ministry said.

It advised all Maltese currently in Strasbourg to follow local authorities’ instructions.

The Maltese embassy in Paris and the Permanent Representation of Malta to the Council of Europe in Strasbourg are ready to offer any help to Maltese nationals, the ministry statement added.

Malta’s diplomatic missions in Paris and Strasbourg can be contacted here:

Maltese embassy in Paris

23 rue d’Artois, (2nd floor), 75008 Paris, France                        

VOIP: 2204 2076/7

Tel: 0033 (1) 5659 7590

Mob: 0033 06 48 360798 | 0033 6 70 932683

Email: [email protected] 

 

Malta’s Permanent Representation to the Council of Europe in Strasbourg

70 allée de la Robertsau, 67000 Strasbourg, France

VOIP: 2204 8870

Tel: 003 (0) 3 8824 7610

Emergency: 0033 (0) 7 83 78 12 68

Email: [email protected]

 

In case of an emergency, Maltese citizens can call the Foreign Ministry on (+356) 21242191.

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