EFEParis

The lone survivor among the 10 Islamic State militants who carried out the Nov. 13, 2015, terrorist attacks that left 130 people dead in the French capital was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison without possibility of parole.

Salah Abdeslam claimed that he deactivated the explosive vest he was wearing on the night of the attack, but the judges concluded that the evidence showed the device malfunctioned.

Nineteen of the 20 defendants were found guilty of offenses relating to terrorism, and the 20th was convicted on lesser charges of fraud.

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