02:39 GMT13 April 2021
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    Thirty-two-year-old Osama Ahmad Atar coordinated the deadly terrorist attacks in Brussels and Paris, investigators have found.

    PARIS (Sputnik) — Belgian special services have identified a suspected mastermind of this and last year's deadly terrorist attacks in Brussels and Paris, French media reported Tuesday.

    "Belgian anti-terrorism services have reached the conclusion that this mysterious prime contractor is named Osama Ahmad Atar, a Belgian jihadist of 32 years," Le Monde newspaper said, citing its sources.

    Atar coordinated the March 22, 2016, and the November 13, 2015, attacks in Brussels and Paris from Syria under the nom de guerre "Abu Ahmad," the French daily added.

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