Insight - Bus driver who turned Paris attacker skipped police watch


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  • Friday, 20 Nov 2015

PARIS/DRANCY, France (Reuters) - One of the attackers who blew himself up in Paris's Bataclan concert hall had missed at least three weekly check-ins with French police who were investigating him on suspicion of terrorism-related activity.

By the time an international arrest warrant went out in 2013, Samy Amimour was likely already in Syria. And by the time a trial date was set nearly two years later, he may have been well on his way to planning Friday's attacks.

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