Paris Attack Mastermind Returned To The Scene Of The Crime According To Prosecutors
Abdelhamid Abaaoud, ringleader of the Paris attacks that left 130+ dead was said to have returned to the scene of the Bataclan Concert Hall massacre as police combed the area to find the gunmen.
Abaaoud is seen on CCTV exiting the metro station near the hall, as the area was on high alert.
According to records from his phone, Abaaoud appeared to travel through Paris’ 10th, 11th and 12th districts, including near that Bataclan between 22.28 (2128 GMT) and 00.28.
The manhunt is still on across Europe for one missing gunman and accomplices.
PARIS (Reuters) – The ringleader of the Paris attacks returned to the scene of the shootings and was near the Bataclan concert hall while police were still trying to oust the gunmen who killed 89 people there, the Paris prosecutor said on Tuesday.
Abdelhamid Abaaoud, who died last Wednesday when police raided a flat in St. Denis north of Paris, was captured on CCTV going into a metro station near where a car with three assault rifles inside had been abandoned.
Prosecutor Francois Molins said Abaaoud emerged from the underground at Nation station on the night of the attacks, Nov. 13. The phone Abaaoud was believed to be using was detected in the 10th, 11th and 12th districts of Paris, including near the Bataclan hall, between 22.28 (2128 GMT) and 00.28, he told a news conference.
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