Probe into 2015 Paris ISIS attacks wraps up

French investigators have wrapped up their probe into the "Islamic State of Iraq and Syria" (ISIS) attacks that killed 130 people on a single day in Paris four years ago, prosecutors said Monday (October 21st), paving the way for trial.

Prosecutors will now have a month to present their case to judges who will then set a date for a trial, though it could still be at least a year away, AFP reported.

Fourteen people have been charged over the November 13th, 2015, attacks, in which nine men armed with assault rifles and explosives struck outside the national stadium, and later at streetside cafes and the Bataclan concert hall.

ISIS claimed responsibility for the killings, in which eight of the attackers died, seven in their own suicide bombings.

Salah Abdeslam, the sole surviving suspected participant, was arrested in Brussels and is being detained in France with 10 other people pending trial.

Three other suspects are not in detention but awaiting trial under judicial supervision, the office of the national anti-terror prosecutor said in a statement.

Arrest warrants are out for six more people suspected of involvement, at least some of whom are believed to have been killed in fighting in Syria or Iraq.

They include Frenchman Fabien Clain, who is believed to have gone to Syria in March 2015 and who announced ISIS's claim of responsibility for the Paris attacks.

The same extremist cell suspected of the Paris attacks is also believed to have struck the airport and metro of Brussels in March 2016, killing 32 people.

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