French Authorities Say They've Identified The Third Bataclan Attacker

DNA from 23-year-old Foued Mohamed-Aggad's family helped identify him as a suspect in the attack on the Paris venue.
Posted at 9:19 AM, Dec 09, 2015

French authorities have identified a third suspect in the Paris attack at the Bataclan theater last month.

Le Parisien identified the man as 23-year-old Foued Mohamed-Aggad from Strasbourg, France. (Video via France 24)

BFMTV reports DNA from the suspect's family helped confirm him as a possible attacker. (Video via CBS)

The outlet says Aggad's mother reportedly contacted authorities after she received a text message from a Syrian number referring to her son as a "martyr."

And Aggad's father told Le Parisien his son had become radicalized, citing his time spent in Syria.

France's prime minister confirmed the the third suicide bomber had been identified but didn't elaborate on the details.

The ISIS-claimed attacks at multiple locations across Paris killed 130 people and injured over 300. The Bataclan theater was the site of the deadliest of those attacks. (Video via BBC)

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