PARIS TERRORIST DEAD- Two in Custody – Trained in Yemen & Jailed For Recruiting Jihadists
Two Paris terrorists were captured and one was killed tonight after the Charlie Hebdo massacre on Tuesday morning.
One of the suspects in the Paris attack on Charlie Hebdo magazine has been killed and the two others are in custody, a two senior U.S. counterterrorism officials told NBC News.
Authorities identified the three men as Said Kouachi and Cherif Kouachi, both French and in their early 30s, and 18-year-old Hamyd Mourad, whose nationality wasn’t immediately clear.
One of the officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they weren’t authorized to publicly discuss the investigation, told The Associated Press that the men were linked to a Yemeni terrorist network. And Cherif Kouachi was convicted in 2008 of terrorism charges for helping funnel fighters to Iraq’s insurgency and sentenced to 18 months in prison.
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More on the terrorist brothers—
Translated from Linternaute:
Said Kouachi Cherif Kouachi, Hamyd Mourad. These are names that will be remembered. The first two brothers in their thirties, are the main suspects in the terrorist attack against Charlie Hebdo Thursday 7th January. The names of suspected terrorists have been circulating Wednesday on social networks and on-site pro-Israel JSS news. Among those at the origin of the leaks, Pierre Martinet, a former agent of the DGSE, which retweetté a message with the names and descriptions of the two men, circulating in the networks of the police and the gendarmerie. A document from the Criminal Brigade of DRJP of Paris is even displayed in the tweet (see below).
According to Le Point always, it is an identity card found by the police in the vehicle used by terrorists, a Citroen C3, abandoned Porte de Pantin, which allowed the identification of suspects. The identification was supplemented by images of a CCTV camera, captured Porte de Pantin and by the testimony of a motorist who the attackers snatched his car to leave the capital.
On their identification cards, it is indicated that Sharif Said and Kouachi are the son of Mokhtar and Freiha Méguireche. The two men were French. The first Kouachi Said, was born September 7, 1980 in the capital. His younger brother, Sherif Kouachi, was born on 29 November 1982. As for Hamyd Mourad, was born July 8, 1996 at an unknown location.
The Paris terrorists had links to al-Zarqawi