French police detain relatives of Paris attacker as probe widens

The Comptoir Voltaire cafe in the 11th arrondissement remains closed following the Paris attacks on November 13, 2015French police on Sunday detained relatives and friends of one of the seven gunmen and suicide bombers who killed at least 129 people in a wave of attacks in Paris claimed by the Islamic State group, as the investigation widened. The first attacker to be named was 29-year-old Omar Ismail Mostefai, who was identified from a severed finger among the carnage at the Bataclan concert hall, the scene of the worst of the bloodshed with 89 killed. Police detained six people close to Mostefai, including his father, brother and sister-in-law, judicial and police sources said.

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