Paris Attacks: One Terrorist Identified as French National

One attacker involved in the Bataclan theatre shooting and hostage-taking has been identified as a French national through finger prints.

Published: 14th November 2015 09:30 PM  |   Last Updated: 15th November 2015 12:35 AM   |  A+A-

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A person is being evacuated after a shooting, outside the Bataclan theater in Paris, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015. A series of attacks targeting young concert-goers, soccer fans and Parisians enjoying a Friday night out at popular nightspots killed over 100 pe


PARIS: One attacker involved in the Bataclan theatre shooting and hostage-taking on Friday night has been identified as a French national through finger prints, French TV BFMTV reported Saturday, citing a police source.


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The suspected attacker was identified through finger prints the investigators collected at the site. The suspect is known to French intelligence service, said BFMTV.

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Meanwhile, one Syrian and one Egyptian passport were found next to French national stadium Stade de France where at least two explosions went off.

Verification is being done to cross-check the information on those two IDs.

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