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Abdelhamid Abaaoud also known as Abu Omar Soussi and as Abu Omar al-Baljīkī (8 April 1987 – 18 November 2015) was a Belgian-Moroccan ISIS terrorist, who had spent time in Syria. He was suspected of having organized multiple terror attacks in Belgium and France, and is known to have masterminded the November 2015 Paris attacks. Prior to the Paris attacks, there was an international arrest warrant issued for Abaaoud for his activities in recruiting individuals to Islamic terrorism in Syria.

He was killed on 18 November 2015 by the French army at the suburb of Saint-Denis in north of Paris alongside with two other terrorists.

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