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A senior US official has confirmed to ABC News that Mohamed Merah, the 23-year-old suspect in three French terror attacks, was on the FBI’s “no-fly” list, and said that French authorities would be aware that the US had placed Merah on the list as a terror risk.

Just hours after a special forces raid in which Merah died, France’s foreign minister said there were legitimate questions about how Merah was able to launch three attacks in which seven people died even though Merah had been on law enforcement’s radar ever since a late 2011 trip to Pakistan.

Source: Rym Momtaz and Lee Ferran for ABC News.

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