What we know about the Paris terror suspects

The people arrested were linked to a black car with Belgium license plates spotted near the Bataclan theater around the time of the attack. 

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Seven individuals suspected of carrying out the attacks are confirmed as dead. Authorities have yet to release their names, but French Parliament member Jean-Pierre Gorges said one of the bombers was Ismael Omar Mostefai, CNN and Le Monde reported. (Video via France 24)

And German authorities arrested a man last week who they say is linked to the Paris attackers. They say he had machine guns and explosives in his car at the time. 

The Wall Street Journal spoke to security officers at the Stade de France stadium who say they discovered a man wearing a bomb vest. The man then activated the explosives while backing away from security. 

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The Liberation reports that one of the men is a French national who was already known to police as an extremist. There are also reports that Syrian, Egyptian and French passports were found near some of the suspects. (Video via CBS)

ISIS is claiming responsibility for organizing the attacks. However, the authenticity of the statement has not yet been confirmed. (Video via BBC)

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But hours before that statement was released French President Francois Hollande blamed ISIS for the attacks. 

The first American casualty has also been confirmed in the attack. Nohemi Gonzalez, a 23-year-old student at California State University in Long Beach, was killed in a restaurant.

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