Third Paris suicide bomber was in Syria in 2013: Report

The Stade de France suicide bombings were part of a co-ordinated attack that killed 130 people in Paris

By: Reuters | Paris | Published: December 9, 2015 1:07 pm
paris attacks, paris terror attacks, france, france attack, paris bomber, paris third bomber, paris bombing syria, syrian war, syria civil war Spectators invade the pitch of the Stade de France stadium after the international friendly soccer France against Germany, Friday, Nov. 13, 2015 in Saint Denis, outside Paris. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

The third and as-yet unnamed suicide bomber who attacked the Stade de France Football stadium on Nov. 13 went to Syria with a group of other young people at the end of 2013, a judicial source said on Wednesday.

Confirming a report in Le Parisien newspaper, the source did not give any further details, but according to the daily newspaper, the group was from the eastern city of Strasbourg and came back in the spring of 2014.

Seven of them, not including the Nov. 13 bomber, were later arrested and jailed, the report said.

The Stade de France suicide bombings were part of a co-ordinated attack that killed 130 people in Paris and which was claimed by Islamic State, the militant group that now controls large parts of Syria and Iraq.

The other two Stade de France suicide bombers, among seven attackers who died in the assaults, have been named as Samy Amimour, 28, from Drancy, north east of Paris, and Ismail Omar Mostefai, 29, who lived in Chartres, south west of Paris.

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    Abhinav Gour
    Dec 9, 2015 at 9:21 am
    Nice article
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      Abhinav Gour
      Dec 9, 2015 at 9:22 am
      Yeah
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        Rajesh
        Dec 9, 2015 at 9:45 am
        Great, and now that you European fools are taking more of them, we can expect another Paris soon.
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