Reports: Woman wanted in Paris attacks left France before they began




A woman named in connection with the deadly Paris attacks that began Wednesday with an assault on the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo may have left France before the attacks even began.

According to a report on Saturday in the French newspaper Le Monde, Hayat Boumeddiene, 26, left France on Jan. 2 and has by now crossed into Syria from Turkey.

The report cited a “highly placed” but anonymous source and could not be independently confirmed

According to Le Monde, Boumeddiene was accompanied by a man whose brother is known to French intelligence services. The report suggested that Turkish intelligence officials had documented her travel across the Turkish-Syrian border. Read more…

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