After Friday’s terrorist attack in Arras, tributes to the professor killed by the attacker continue. According to information from Europe 1, the Head of State will award the Legion of Honor or the National Order of Merit to members of the relief forces as well as to people who demonstrated bravery during the attack.
“We are standing”: this Sunday, thousands of people gathered in the central square of the town of Arras, in Pas-de-Calais, to pay tribute to Dominique Bernard, French professor stabbed to death during the terrorist attack in his establishment, the Gambetta high school, on Friday. The attacker, a former high school student, on file S, was arrested by the authorities.
A list soon to be compiled
Several people tried to intercept the assailant during the attack. According to information from Europe 1, the Head of State will soon award the Legion of Honor or the National Order of Merit to members of the relief forces and to people who distinguished themselves by their bravery during the terrorist attack Islamist from Arras. Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin will be responsible for submitting a list of names to the head of state soon.
During the attack, Dominique Bernard intervened to try to protect students. Visiting Arras, Emmanuel Macron paid tribute to the bravery of the 57-year-old man, who “first intervened and undoubtedly saved many lives himself”, explained the President of the Republic .