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    Major Manhunt Across France as Eighth Terrorist on the Run

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    Terrorist Attacks in Paris (254)

    One of the three brothers involved in the deadly Paris terrorist attacks of November 13 may have managed to escape.

    Eighth suspected attacker and a brother to one confirmed and one suspected terrorists may have managed to escape arrest and is on the loose, prompting a mass manhunt.

    One brother was killed during the attacks, according to a source close to the investigation, while another one is in the custody of Belgian police.

    There is no information on the arrested brother's role in the terrorist acts, nor are the authorities certain that the third brother is at large and did not die during the attacks.

    An international arrest warrant was issued for Abdeslam Saleh, 26, from Belgium.

    According to the all-points bulletin, Abdeslam Saleh was born on September 15, 1989 in Brussels, Belgium. Police is looking for the suspect in connection to terrorist attacks 13 November 2015, it reads.

    Next to the photograph of a young man is the description of his features: height — 175 centimeters (5 feet 7 inches), brown eyes.

    Police warn that the man is dangerous and ask not to attempt apprehending him alone.

    "Those who have any information about this man, please do not hesitate to contact the police."

    New reports claim that the brother earlier arrested in Brussels was recently released by the Belgian security agency.

    Meanwhile, the body of the second suicide bomber involved in the Paris attacks was identified. However, according to sources close to the investigation, it is yet unclear whether the man was a French or a Belgian citizen.

    Terrorist Attacks in Paris (254)


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