CAIRO: An Egyptian national was killed in Paris Friday evening, in attacks that claimed the lives of at least 129, and injured hundreds more, the Egyptian consul in Paris Serenad al-Gamil told the Happens in Egypt talk show on MBC channel Sunday.
Salah Emad al-Gebali is the only Egyptian killed in the attacks; he was born in 1987 and resided in Paris, Gamil added.
Another Egyptian national, Walid Abdel-Razek, was severely injured and has beentransported to intensive care, Gamil clarified, noting that there are no indications that any Egyptians were involved in carrying out the attacks.
Abdel-Razek’s passport was found near remain of one of suicide bombers; initial information claimed that he could be involved in the attacks; however, France General Prosecutor declared that he had entered Paris legally with his mother for medical treatment for his older brother, al-Arabia net reported.
Abdel-Razek was attending the France-Germany football game in Stade de France where one of multiplies attacks took place; following the attack, he was transported to a hospital where he underwent three surgeries.
The militant Islamic State group claimed Saturday its responsibility for terrorist attacks committed by eight suicide bombers at the Stade De France and the Bataclan concert hall at Paris, killing at least 129 people Friday evening. In the group’s statement, they said that Paris attacks are mere “first drops” of a rain shower.