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One of the Bataclan killers has been quietly buried in Paris
Samy Amimour was one of three terrorists who killed 90 people at the music venue on 13 November before taking his own life during the Paris terror attacks.

Mideast Paris Attacks Troubled Neighborhood AP / Press Association Images A policeman walks past the Bataclan café as people pay their respects on 25 November, 2015 AP / Press Association Images / Press Association Images

SAMY AMIMOUR, ONE of the men that massacred 90 people at the Bataclan music venue in Paris, has been buried north of the city according to local officials.

The 28-year-old was buried last Thursday in Seine-Saint-Denis suburb of Paris, where he grew up and his parents still live.

“There were very, very few people there,” said a source in the local town hall.

Amimour was previously a bus driver before spending around two years in Syria, according to family members who spoke to AFP in October, prior to the brutal attacks in Paris.

He was one of three attackers killed when police stormed the Bataclan music venue on 13 November.

Three other jihadists blew themselves up outside the Stade de France stadium, and another exploded his suicide vest outside a bar not far from the Bataclan.

French law gives individuals the right to a burial either in their area of residence, the area they died, or where their family has a collective plot.

© – AFP, 2015

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