Banksy artwork stolen from Paris’ Bataclan theater is found in Italy

Written by Hada Messia, CNNRome

Italian police have found a Banksy artwork that was stolen from outside the Bataclan theater in Paris final yr.

Two sources with the Carabinieri paramilitary police drive of the central Italian area of Abruzzo instructed CNN on Wednesday that one in every of their items found the portray in the province of Teramo.

The sources weren’t approved to talk on the report, they usually declined to offer extra particulars of the investigation that led them to the invention.

The Italian prosecutor main the investigation is anticipated to offer particulars at a information convention Thursday, the sources stated.

The portray was stolen in January 2019.

Banksy painted the mural on the exit door of the theater following the November 2015 terrorist attack on the Bataclan, which killed 90 individuals. It depicts a sad-looking veiled determine gazing downward, and it is believed to be a tribute to the survivors of that assault.

The assault on the Bataclan, which occurred throughout a live performance on the packed venue, was a part of a coordinated collection of assaults on the French capital the evening of November 13, 2015.

Restaurants, cafes, a bar and town’s fundamental stadium had been additionally focused. At least 130 individuals had been killed and practically 500 had been wounded. ISIS claimed duty for the assaults.

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