Hasna Ait Boulahcen: French 'Cowgirl' Turned Suspected Suicide Bomber

November 20, 2015 12:34 PM

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Hasna Ait Boulahcen: French 'Cowgirl' Turned Suspected Suicide Bomber

Aulnay-sous-Bois, France: Hasna Ait Boulahcen, the woman believed to have blown herself up during the police raid that killed the suspected ringleader of the Paris attacks, swapped her party-girl persona for that of an Islamist radical just months before her death.

Boulahcen's story is that of a young woman from a broken home with an unstable disposition, who was nicknamed "Cowgirl" because of her penchant for cowboy hats before her dramatic conversion to radical Islam.

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