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PARIS (Web Desk) – Alleged mastermind of Paris attacks Abdelhamid Abaaoud has named by French authorities.


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A French official has identified the alleged mastermind of the Paris attacks as Belgian-born Abdelhamid Abaaoud.

It has been reported that Abaaoud had links to thwarted attacks on a Paris-bound high-speed train and church.

Read more: One Paris attacker identified as Ismael Omar Mostefai, family under custody

Seven people are in custody in Belgium suspected of links to the attacks and an international arrest warrant has been issued for a Belgian-born Frenchman who is still at large.

Also read: Death toll soars to 160 in Paris terror attacks

Meanwhile two more suicide bombers involved in the massacre of 129 people on Friday have been identified by the prosecutor’s office.

Samy Amimour, a 28-year-old charged in a terrorism investigation in 2012, blew himself up inside the Bataclan theatre on Friday night