Dozens gathered in front of Les Invalides in Paris on Wednesday, to pay tribute to Arnaud Beltrame, the fallen police officer who was killed last week during a terrorist attack in Trebes. French President Emmanuel Macron arrived at Les Invalides, where the state funeral of the officer took place. The commemoration honoured the officer, dubbed as a 'hero', after he swapped places with one of the... Еще hostages during the Trebes supermarket attack. «He really behaved like a big soldier. Today he has united the entire nation and of all the patriots,» said former Lieutenant Colonel of the Gendarmerie Jean-Michel Queva. During the ceremony, Macron addressed the public as he bid farewell to the slain officer: «At the moment of the final goodbye I offer you the recognition, the admiration and the affection of the whole country.» The 44-year-old Lieutenant-Colonel, Arnaud Beltrame, has been elevated to the rank of commander of the 'Legion of Honor'. On March 23, a gunman killed one person while stealing a vehicle from Carcassonne. The gunman then reportedly drove to the nearby town of Trebes, where he took hostages at a Super U store. Beltrame was among the officers who rushed to the scene when the attacker stormed the supermarket.