Carlos the Jackal sentenced to life for 1974 attack on Paris store

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Posted: Mar 28, 2017 8:30 AM

PARIS (Reuters) - A French court sentenced Carlos the Jackal, once one of the world's most wanted criminals, to life imprisonment on Tuesday for a 1974 grenade attack on a Paris shop that killed two people.

The Venezuelan, whose real name is Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, is already serving a life sentence in France for deadly attacks in the 1970s and 1980s.

(Reporting by Chine Labbe; Writing by Adrian Croft; Editing by Richard Balmforth)