Salah Abdeslam claims a minor role in Paris terror attacks

Staff Writer

(CNN) — The only known surviving suspect from the Paris attacks claimed to have only played a minor role in the November bombings and shootings, two French media outlets said late Friday.

Speaking to Belgian authorities on March 19, following his arrest in Brussels, Salah Abdeslam tried to diminish his role in the attacks.
He often referred to his older brother, Brahim, as playing a more important part in the Paris terror operations, according to CNN affiliate, BFMTV, which gained access to the interrogation transcript. The French newspaper Le Monde also said it had access to the document.

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