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The only terrorist who survived the Paris attacks: We targeted France, but there was no personal order


The main suspect in the 2015 Paris attacks told a French court on Wednesday that there was nothing personal behind the attacks that killed 130 people.


"We attacked France and targeted the population, but there was nothing personal," French TV channel BFM quoted the accused, Salah Abdeslam, as saying.


Prosecutors believe Abdus Salam, 31, is the only surviving member of the ISIS cell that carried out the gun and bomb attacks on bars, restaurants, the Bataclan concert hall and the Stade de France on November 13, 2015.


Abdul Salam delayed the trial last week, to make political statements from the dock, prompting the judge to suspend the hearing for a short period.


The Special Criminal Court will consider until May 24 or 25 the files of 20 defendants, including the French-Moroccan Salah Abdel Salam, the only surviving member of the "commando" group that carried out the attacks on the order of ISIS, killing 130 people and wounding more than 350 in Paris and its suburb of Saint-Germain. Donnie, I left a huge shock in France.


Two kilometers away in the heart of Paris, an armed group of three men opened fire with automatic weapons on the balconies of cafes, while a third unit of three men also opened fire on the audience inside the Bataclan theater during a concert.

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