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Paris ringleader returned to attack sites to see carnage

More than 80 people were killed at a concert at the Bataclan. Credit: Reuters

The ringleader of the Paris attacks returned to the sites where they happened to see the carnage he had caused, French prosecutors said.

Police were able to track Abdelhamid Abaaoud from a mobile phone he was using indicating he was near the Bataclan while the attack was still underway.

Abaaoud was later killed in a shoot-out when police raided a flat in Saint-Denis.

Police hunt Mohamed Abrini over Paris attacks

Police have issued an international arrest warrant for Mohamed Abrini - who was seen with fugitive Salah Abdeslam two days before the Paris attacks.

These pictures show Abini at a petrol station in Ressons, which is on the highway to Paris.

Authorities say Abrini was driving the Renault Clio used in the attacks in Paris on November 13 that killed 130 people and wounded hundreds of others.


Man who provided St-Denis flat to appear before judge

The man who provided the Saint-Denis apartment to three people killed in last week's anti-terror raid will appear before an anti-terrorism judge on Tuesday, a source has told Reuters.

Jawad Bendaoud. Credit: Reuters

Jawad Bendaoud - also known as Jawad Ben Dow - told a French TV station last week that he was unaware of the identities of those staying.

Abdelhamid Abaaoud, a Belgian of Moroccan origin, Hasna Aitboulahcen, a woman police believe had links to Abaaoud, and a third unidentified person died in the raid.

ITV News obtained exclusive images showing holes blasted in the walls and crumbling brickwork following the raid during which more than 5,000 bullets were fired.

Suspected explosive belt 'contained same explosives used in Paris attacks'

A suspected explosive belt found by French police in the southern Paris suburb of Montrouge, contained the same explosives as those used in the Paris attacks, the Associated Press have reported a French official as saying.

The belt, which was recovered without a detonator, was found, reportedly by a street cleaner, in Montrouge earlier today.

The explosive material was TATP, the Associated Press quoted the official as saying - the same material used in seven other explosive vest in the attacks on 13 November that killed 130 people.


U2 reschedule Paris gigs cancelled in wake of attacks

US cancelled two concert dates in the wake of the Paris attacks Credit: PA

Rock band U2, which cancelled two tour dates in Paris in the wake of the attacks there, has announced rescheduled concert dates for next month.

"So much that was taken from Paris on the tragic night of November 13 is irreplaceable," the band's frontman, Bono, said.

"For one night, the killers took lives, took music, took peace of mind - but they couldn't steal the spirit of that city."

The band will play on December 6 and 7, at the AccorHotels Arena in the Bercy area, close to the 11th arrondissement where the series of terrorist attacks killed 130 people.

Sister pays tribute to Paris attacker on Instagram

The sister of one of the suicide bombers who attacked the Bataclan during the Paris attacks has posted a tribute to him online.

Samy Amimour's sister posted the tribute on Instagram alongside pictures of herself with Samy when they were children.

The message left on Instagram Credit: Instagram

The message reads: "Each blessed day, I miss everything about you.

"I didn't want to admit it to myself but I resemble you more and more - be it your smile, your laugh, your look, your mannerisms, your way of hiding what you are feeling or even more your generosity.

"Today is a special day because it's the first day of the rest of your life.

"I love you and I will love you forever my brother, my twin, my blood, my life. I love you my Samy."

Police appeal for information relating to Paris bombers

Police in Paris have made a fresh appeal for information relating to the suicide bombers who blew themselves up at the Stade de France during a series of terrorist attacks on the French capital.

The Police Nationale posted a picture of one of the unidentified bombers on Twitter asking any witnesses with information to contact them.

It follows a similar Twitter post by Police on Friday calling for information about another unidentified man who is also believed to have been one of the Stade de France suicide bombers.

Police in Paris have been calling for information about the unidentified Stade de France suicide bombers Credit: Police Nationale
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