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Brussels bombers' cousin charged as mastermind in 2016 Paris attacks

June 3, 2017 1:44 PM
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June 3 (UPI) -- A Belgian national was charged as the mastermind behind the November 2015 Paris bombings. The suspect, Yassine Atar, is a cousin to the two men who bombed Brussels in March 2016.

Investigators said Atar is charged with "terrorist assassinations and of participation as a leader in the activities of a terrorist groups", the BBC reported. Investigators said he was a leader in a series of coordinated attacks in Paris, including at the Bataclan concert hall, that left 130 dead. S...

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