A suicide bomber's explosive belt, containing a volatile chemical nicknamed 'Mother of Satan', for the ease at which it is detonated, was tonight found by police dumped in the southern Paris suburb.
Suicide bomb belt found in bin proves wanted jihadist changed his mind
The 26-yr-old fled the bloodbath that left 130 dead on November 13th, rather than blowing himself up.
Terrorist fugitive, Salah Abdeslam, is believed to have escaped the city through southern Paris suburb.
The discovery made in a dustbin in Montrouge, in the Hauts-de-Seine department, is hugely significant because it supports the theory that Abdeslam abandoned his mission.
Police said the explosive belt was found in the place where Abdeslam's mobile phone was operating on the day of the Paris attacks.
NBC News reports that a spokesperson for the prosecutors' office confirmed a cell phone had also been found near the belt.
Investigators believe the jihadist gang that carried out the eight coordinated attacks planned to strike another target but Abdeslam changed his mind at the last minute sparring lives.
Even though his brother, Brahim Abdeslam, blew himself up in a cafe near the Place de la Nation, Abdeslam chose to escape.
Abdeslam is alleged to have driven the three Stade de France bombers to the stadium before moving on to the 18th arrondissement.
The French national, infamously hired the vehicles and hotel rooms used in the attacks and the next day, he and two accomplices were stopped by a traffic patrol close to the Belgium border but then let go.
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