Abdeslam 'chose' not blow himself up in Paris: brother

Salah Abdeslam, the sole surviving suspect in the November attacks in Paris, was arrested in Brussels on March 18 after four months on the run as Europe's most wanted manThe suspected ringleader of the Paris attacks, Salah Abdeslam, decided not to blow himself up during the wave of killings in the French capital last year, his brother said. Mohamed Abdeslam said his brother “voluntarily chose not to blow himself up” along with the other Islamic State jihadists who killed 130 people in gun and suicide bomb attacks in November. “If I wanted, there would have been more victims,” Salah Abdeslam told his brother from prison in northern Belgium, according to Belgian media chain BFMTV.

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