Toulouse shooting victim buried in hometown in Morocco

A French soldier who was killed in the recent shooting spree in Toulouse was buried today in his home town in Morocco with thousands attending the ceremony.

The burial in M'diq for Imad Ibn Ziaten, who had been stationed as a paratrooper in Toulouse, was also attended by France's minister for military veteran affairs and several French military officers.

Ziaten was shot by Mohamed Merah, who also killed six other people in a series of attacks, claiming to be an Al-Qaeda member killing to avenge Palestinian children and punish France for sending troops to Afghanistan.