One of the gunmen who was killed after attacking a Paris concert hall on Friday had French nationality, and was known to have ties with Islamist militants, a source close to the inquiryÂ said to Reuters.
Gunmen and suicide bombers attacked the Bataclan music hall, restaurants, and a sports stadium in theÂ French capital on Friday, killing at least 127 people and wounding 200, many of them critically. Islamic State claimed responsibility on Saturday for the coordinated assault.
President Francois Hollande said the attacks amounted to an act of war against France.
The source close to the inquiry said that the gunman’s body had been identified by his fingerprints and that he was from the Courcouronnes suburb south of Paris. He was one of four terrorists who attacked the concert hall. Earlier, sources close to the investigation said that a Syrian passport had been found near the body of one of the suicide bombers who blew himself up near a Paris soccer stadium in one of the other attacks. French media also said that an Egyptian passport had been found near the body of a second suicide bomber at the site.