Special correspondent in the Drôme
"We've never seen such barbarity, we're all in shock." Marie-Christine, her eyes shining under a helmet of grey curls, stands leaning against the window overlooking the street of her neighbour Marius, in Crépol. In this peaceful village of 500 souls in the Drôme, everyone is talking about the attack on the village hall. A stone's throw from the small, neat houses overlooking the main street, the village hall was the scene of a bloody brawl on the night of Saturday to Sunday.
At around 2 a.m., as a winter ball attended by more than 400 people drew to a close, a dozen individuals spread terror, killing one person and injuring three others with stabbings. Thomas, 16, who had come to spend the evening with his friends, was fatally stabbed. This young rugby player, who played for RC Romans-Péage, died on the way to the hospital in Lyon. An investigation has been opened by the Public Prosecutor's Office of Valencia, which has entrusted the investigations...
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