Paris attacks carried out by three teams: Prosecutor



    Paris attacks carried out by three teams: Prosecutor

    Nov 15, Paris: Paris chief prosecutor has said that three teams were involved in Paris attacks that killed 129 people and wounded more than 350. Talking to the reporters Francois Molins said that investigation is still ongoing about where they came from and how they were financed.

    He added that the attackers were heavily armed and wore explosive belts. The attack of Friday night in French capital was claimed by Islamic State militants. They hit the concert hall and a major stadium, restaurants and bars.

    In response the the attack, France had sealed the border and declared state of emergency and said that air strikes against IS in Iraq and Syria would continue.

    Seven attackers were involved in the barbaric act. Investigators had found the bodies of three suicide bombers around the Stade de France. One other person died in the blasts.

    One of the attackers identified as Omar Ismail Mostefai, a 29-year-old Frenchman who had a criminal record, but had never spent time in jail. His finger prints matched with the police records.

    French police have taken Mostefai's father and brother into custody and searched their homes. It has been reported that he was not in contact with his family.

    The attack was condemned by international community.

    The Oslo Times

     
     

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