Rambouillet, after Conflans Sainte-Honorine and Magnanville. One day after the murder of a police officer in the precincts of her police station, the population of this city of 26,000 inhabitants deemed calm and provincial wonders about the importance of Islamist networks in this department where several agglomerations have become. synonyms of the terrorism which continues to befall France.
Located south of Versailles, the prefecture, the municipality of Rambouillet is usually cited above all for its castle – where Valery Giscard d’Estaing invited the first G7 summit in 1975 and where the negotiations on Kosovo took place in 1999. – and its forest, very popular with hunters including its former mayor, the current President of the Senate Gérard Larcher. Nothing, therefore, predestined a priori the city to be the scene of a terrorist attack, which nevertheless seems to be the case. The murderer, a 36-year-old Tunisian delivery driver killed by the police at the entrance to the police station, had become radicalized in recent years. He had been living in France with the benefit of a residence permit since 2009. The anti-terrorist prosecution, seized, ordered several searches during the day of Saturday in the city (where he resided) and the placement in police custody of his father .