French army chief resigns after shooting incident

President Nicolas Sarkozy had pledged to react rapidly and severely and to seek explanations from the whole chain of command.

French army chief resigns after shooting incident
French army chief of staff Bruno Cuche resigned on Tuesday after a soldier fired live ammunition instead of blanks at a weekend military show and injured 17 people, the presidential office said.

President Nicolas Sarkozy had pledged to react rapidly and severely and to seek explanations from the whole chain of command.

Reuters
Last Mod: 01 Temmuz 2008, 16:07
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