France drops probe into attack that sparked Rwandan genocide
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French judges have dropped their long-running investigation into the deadly 1994 attack on former Rwandan president Juvenal Habyarimana, which sparked the country's genocide, a legal source told AFP on Wednesday. The probe has been a major source of tension between the two countries after seven people close to current Rwandan President Paul Kagame were charged in the French investigation. FRANCE 24’s Laure Wagner and Rudabah Abbass Kermani look back on the assassination by missile strike that triggered 100 days of bloodshed and left an estimated 800,000 people dead, mostly members of the Tutsi minority.