Salah Abdeslam, the sole surviving suspect from the 2015 Paris attacksPicture copyright
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Salah Abdeslam is the one suspected attacker to outlive

French prosecutors have ordered 20 individuals to face trial over the November 2015 Paris assaults claimed by the Islamic State (IS) group.

The suspects have been charged with terror offences over the coordinated shootings and bombings.

They’re accused of serving to to organise or fund the assaults, or aiding gunman to flee, prosecutors stated.

Salah Abdeslam, the one suspected attacker to outlive, is amongst these to face trial.

The transfer to a trial was introduced by prosecutors on Monday, ending a long-running investigation into the assaults.

The assaults occurred on the evening of 13 November 2015 in areas throughout the French capital.

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Gunmen and suicide bombers focused a live performance corridor, a serious stadium, eating places and bars, killing 130 individuals and wounding a whole lot extra.

Abdeslam, a convicted petty legal from Brussels, went on the run after the assault, however was wounded and arrested throughout a police raid within the Molenbeek space of Brussels on 18 March 2016.

In 2018, Abdeslam was given a 20-year jail time period over the gunfight that led to his arrest in Belgium. In relation to the Paris assaults, he has refused to cooperate with investigators and stays in solitary confinement, AFP information company reported.

Of the 20 accused, 14 persons are at present in jail or below judicial supervision, with six others sought by worldwide arrest warrants.

A trial date is but to be set. The trial will embody 1,765 civil plaintiffs, lots of them relations of victims, AFP report.

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Media captionHow the assaults unfolded throughout Paris in November 2015

A minimum of three of these wished are believed to have been killed whereas preventing for IS in Syria or Iraq.

Amongst them is Oussama Atar, a Belgian-Moroccan jihadist who’s believed to have orchestrated the Paris assaults from Syria.

Atar is presumed useless after studies steered he was killed by an air strike in Syria. Studies of his dying, nevertheless, haven’t been formally confirmed.

He’s linked to bombers who focused Brussels on 22 March 2016. Bomb assaults at Brussels airport and on town’s metro claimed 32 lives.