French media publicly release name of alleged terrorist behind attacks in Paris
MOSCOW, November 16 (RAPSI) – French media released to public a name of the terrorist who allegedly was behind the terrorist attacks in Paris, RIA Novosti reported on Monday.
According to French radio station, RTL, investigators consider 27-year old Belgian citizen, Abdelhamid Abaaoud, an organizer behind several terror attacks in Paris last Friday. RTL did not disclose their source on the matter. French authorities did not officially confirm this information.
Abaud, who is living in Molenbek district of Brussels, is allegedly one of the militants of ISIS terrorist group (banned in Russia). In addition, it is alleged that he was in direct contact with one of the terrorists who committed the attacks in Paris, terrorist who lived in Brussels some time ago.
According to unnamed investigators, the mobile phone of the suspect was registered in Greece. Earlier it was reported that one of the dead terrorists involved in terrorist attacks in Paris, was registered in Greece as a refugee.
On Friday night several terrorist attacks were committed in Paris. Unknown assailants opened fire at a restaurant. Three explosions were detonated in the vicinity of the stadium "Stade de France", where a friendly game between football teams of France and Germany was played, a game which was attended by French President Francois Hollande. In addition, terrorists seized hostages at a rock concert in the "Bataklan" theater. According to the latest estimates, terrorists killed 129 people and injured more than 300.