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Belgian Police Investigate New Information About Paris Bombing Suspect

New documents obtained by Belgian media say officials were concerned with extremist views held by Paris attack suspect Bilal Hadfi.

By Melissa Prax | December 26, 2015

A suspected suicide bomber in the Paris attacks apparently had a history of extremism in his Brussels school. 

Bilal Hadfi and another bomber allegedly detonated bomb vests outside the Stade de France. (Video via France 24)

Documents obtained by local media show that school officials noticed Hadfi's extreme views toward subjects like homosexuality and the Charlie Hebdo attacks while he was in class. (Video via Brusselnieuws)

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Local media also says the Belgium citizen went to Syria in April — a trip the Brussels education administration was notified of.

A Belgian police committee is currently investigating why information about Hadfi wasn’t turned over to authorities sooner. 

This video includes an image from Getty Images. 

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