Paris Attacks: Bataclan Bomber Was in Syria in '13, Source Tells Reuters

December 9, 2015 8:39 AM

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PARIS — The third man who attacked the Bataclan concert hall in Paris on Nov. 13 went to Syria with a group of other young people at the end of 2013, a judicial source told Reuters on Wednesday.

Confirming a report in Le Parisien, the source did not give any further details. According to the daily newspaper, the group was from the eastern city of Strasbourg and came back in the spring of 2014. NBC News could not immediately independently verify the report.

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