Third Paris attacker identified at Bataclan



    Third Paris attacker identified at Bataclan

    Dec 9, Paris: French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has said that police have identified the third attacker at the Bataclan during the Paris attacks.

    However, Valls did not name the man, but did not dispute reports naming him as French national Foued Mohamed-Aggad, 23, from Strasbourg.
    Ninety people were killed at the Bataclan during last month's attacks.

    All three gunmen who attacked the venue wearing suicide vests have been confirmed as French nationals, news reports said.

    Other attackers who took part in the co-ordinated attacks around Paris on November 13 that killed 130 people have either been identified as home-grown French or Belgian extremists.

    Mohamed-Aggad reportedly travelled to Syria in late 2013 as part of a group of radicalised youth from Strasbourg that included his brother.

    Several of the group were later arrested upon returning to France in spring last year. Mohamed-Aggad is believed to have remained in Syria.

    He was identified late last week by police after his DNA was confirmed to match with members of his family, AFP reports.

    The Oslo Times

     
     

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