DNA of Paris attacks 'accomplice' found on explosives

A picture released by Belgian police in December shows the man wanted in connection with the Paris attacks who used fake identity documents bearing the name Soufiane KayalPolice have found the DNA of a newly-identified suspect on explosives used in last year’s Paris attacks, a French source revealed Monday, as Belgian and French prosecutors met in Brussels to discuss the probe into the November carnage. The suspected accomplice was named as Najim Laachraoui, who was previously known by the false name Soufiane Kayal which he used to travel to Hungary in September with Salah Abdeslam, the key suspect who was arrested in a dramatic raid on Friday. Traces of the genetic material of 24-year-old Laachraoui, who left for Syria in 2013, were found on the bombs used in the November 13 gun and suicide bomb attacks in Paris, a source close to the French investigation said.

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