Paris Terror Attacks: 129 People Killed, Hundreds Wounded
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The deadly Paris Terror Attacks, which occurred on November 13, 2015, left 129 people dead with hundreds wounded. According to Paris prosecutor Francois Molins, three teams of terrorists were responsible for attacks at 6 different sites around the city. The Islamic State (ISIS) issued a statement online claiming responsibility for the attacks.
Paris authorities have identified one of the attackers as 29-year-old Frenchman Ismael Mostefai. They also stated that 7 other attackers were dead, some as a result of detonating their suicide bomb belts. According to the Associated Press (AP), Iraqi Intelligence officials gave specific warnings of imminent attacks against coalition countries.
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Some of the reported victims. Top row (L-R) followed by bottom row (L-R): Valentin Ribet; Caroline Prénat; Nick Alexander; Nohemi Gonzalez; Guillaume B. Decherf; Djamila Houd; Mathieu Hoche; Alberto González Garrido; Kheireddine Sahbi; Elif Doğan.
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