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Paris Terrorist Attacks Mastermind is Belgian, Believed to be Hiding in Syria

Fox News [1] with the latest:

A Belgian jihadist believed to be fighting alongside ISIS in Syria has been identified by investigators as the suspected mastermind behind Friday’s attacks in Paris that killed at least 129 people.

A French official told The Associated Press that Abdelhamid Abaaoud, a 27-year-old from the Molenbeek suburb of Brussels, was also believed to have ties to to the thwarted attack on a Paris-bound high-speed train this past August, as well as a failed plot to attack a Paris-area church. He is reportedly the child of Moroccan immigrants to Belgium.