Written by Emmanuel Ogbeche

Paris attacks: Germany ’hunts suspect linked to Abaaoud’

German security services are searching for a man wanted in connection with last month's terror attacks in Paris, German media reports say.

The 42-year-old-man - named only as Huseyin D - is believed to have been spent time with Abdelhamid Abaaoud, the alleged organiser of the attacks.

He is reportedly from Dinslaken, north-west Germany, and was part of a group which had travelled to Syria.

The Paris attacks killed 130 people and prompted a Europe-wide security alert.

German newspaper Der Spiegel - which carries a photo alleged to be of Huseyin D with Abdelhamid Abaaoud - says the suspect is believed to be in Turkey.

Abaaoud was killed in a gun battle with Paris police days after the attacks, which were claimed by Islamic State (IS).

In another development, German prosecutors said they raided the flat of a man suspected of possibly helping plan an attack on last month's Germany-Netherlands football match.

The Hannover stadium was evacuated just under two hours before kick-off after a "concrete security threat", police said at the time.

German police gave no details of Thursday's raid and no arrests were made. 


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