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Ultimate sacrifice: France pays tribute to fallen gendarme

France on Wednesday staged a state funeral for a national hero: Gendarme Lieutenant Colonel Arnaud Beltrame who died after exchanging himself for hostages during a supermarket standoff with a radicalised gunman last Friday. We'll reflect on the significance of that sacrifice and the first major terror attack on French soil in 2018, the three other victims, as well as the 25-year-old killer and his radicalised girlfriend - who were both on a watch list.

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Produced by Daniel BARNEY, Alessandro XENOS, Van MEGUERDITCHIAN.

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