France police have identified the first of seven gunmen who killed at least 129 people in a series of coordinated Paris attacks.
The attacker was identified as 29-year-old Omar Ismail Mostefai, whose severed finger was found at Bataclan concert hall, the scene of the worst of the attacks.
According to the Punch, authorities fear the terrorists might have infiltrated Europe as part of an influx of immigrants from Syria.
ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attacks which come just 10 months after the Charlie Hebdo attacks in Paris. President Francois Hollande called the coordinated assault on Friday night an “act of war”.
Authorities fear terrorists have infiltrated Europe after a passport a Syrian passport was discovered near the body of one attacker.
“We confirm that the (Syrian) passport holder came through the Greek island of Leros on October 3, where he was registered under EU rules,” said the Greek minister for citizen protection, Nikos Toskas.
The Paris attacks have led to Nigerian political leaders coming out to condemn the nature of the assaults. President Muhammadu condemned the attack on innocent civilians. He also shared sincere condolences to the families, relatives and friends of the unfortunate victims of the callous attacks, which according to him constitutes an unacceptable affront to all human values and civilized norms.