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Portrait of a Paris suicide bomber

Monday, November 16, 2015 - 01:22

A better understanding of the man who authorities say blew himself up in Paris is starting to emerge. Gavino Garay reports.

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Mohammad Abdeslam says he could never have imagined his brother Brahim would blow himself up in the string of attacks that killed 129 in Paris on Friday night. He says he found out about the attacks while watching TV, and had no idea his brother was involved -- until he himself was detained by authorities for questioning. SOUNDBITE) (French) BROTHER OF WANTED SUSPECT SALAH ABDESLAM, MOHAMMAD ABDESLAM, SAYING: "I'm thinking of, we're thinking of, the victims and their families but you have to understand that we have a mum, a family, and above all he's still her son." French officials says his other brother, Salah, is still at large and is an internationally wanted person. (SOUNDBITE) (French) BROTHER OF WANTED SUSPECT SALAH ABDESLAM, MOHAMMAD ABDESLAM, SAYING: "We don't know with all this tension if he'll dare turn himself in. But you have to remember he grew up here, he studied here, he was a normal boy." Meanwhile, documents show that the French Abdeslam brothers ran this bar in Brussels, Belgium, where they were residents. The bar now stands empty, as law enforcement agencies across Europe fan out in search of its co-proprieter and anyone else who may have been involved in Friday's attacks.

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Portrait of a Paris suicide bomber

Monday, November 16, 2015 - 01:22