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Latest On Paris Attacks: French War Planes Keep Pounding ISIS In Syria

Latest On Paris Attacks: French War Planes Keep Pounding ISIS In Syria

On the final day of national mourning, Paris is still trying to regain a sense of normalcy.

But it's hard, NPR's David Green reports. For example, he met 23-year-old Anne Sophie Pratta, who was making her way back to her apartment last night.

She said that when she got on the train everyone was looking at each other.

"It was very frightening to take the train today, we didn't want to move we just wanted to stay home," she said. "It's worrying and in the cab, the guy told me I was the first client to smile today because everyone else was very sad."

With that, here's the latest on the investigatory and other fronts:

-- Authorities are still on the hunt for an eighth suspect they have named as Sala Abdeslam.

-- Federal Police in Belgium released two new pictures of Abdeslam, cancelled a football game and raised its terror alert to indicate a "possible and credible threat."

-- Secretary of State John Kerry met with French President François Hollande in Paris today. NPR's Michelle Kelemen reports Kerry vowed to destroy the Islamic State and said he thinks that the international community is weeks away from a "big transition in Syria."

"The faster Rusisa and Iran and others give life to this process, the faster the violence can taper down and we can isolate [ISIS] and Al Nusra and begin to do what our strategy has always set out to do."

-- Meanwhile, French war planes continued to pound the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa in Syria. Overnight, the French military said, its aircraft dropped 16 bombs, destroying a training center and an ISIS command center.

We'll update this post with news as it happens, so make sure to refresh this page to see the latest.

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