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    Authorities Were Tracking Train Terror Suspect

    The 25-year-old Moroccan believed to have tried to shoot up a high-speed train from Amsterdam to Paris Friday was already on authorities’ radar. Reportedly overpowered by three Americans, two of them service members, after he shot and wounded a French-American passenger who also tried to stop him, Ayoub el-Khazani had already attracted attention by being a radical Islamist who went to Syria in 2014, authorities say. Experts say it’s the latest example of “blowback” resulting from jihadis returning from the conflict, and more plots are likely being hatched.

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