Third bomber in Paris attack identified

A 23-year-old man from the eastern French city of Strasbourg has been identified as the third bomber involved in the attacks at Paris’s Bataclan music hall, police sources said Wednesday
Third bomber in Paris attack identified


Foued Mohamed Aggad went to Syria with his brother and a group of friends at the end of 2013, according to a source close to the investigation. Most of the others were arrested in spring last year upon their return to France but Aggad stayed on in Syria, the source said. French media say that Mohamed-Aggad was recruited by Mourad Fares, a man known have actively recruited young Frenchmen on behalf of jihadist groups in Syria.
Friday attack
Ninety people died in the Bataclan attacks on November 13. All three attackers wore suicide vests. The two other bombers have been identified as Omar Ismail Mostefai, 29, and 28-year-old Samy Amimour. Aggad was identified at the end of last week after his DNA was matched with those of his family members, the police source said. —AFP

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