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France says Jordan has arrested top suspect in 1982 attack in heart of Paris' Jewish quarter

FILE - This Aug. 9, 1982, file photo shows a police officer looking at an injured man being carried away on a stretcher from the scene of a terror attack at Jewish restaurant and deli Jo Goldenberg in Paris, France. The suspected mastermind of an attack on a Paris Jewish restaurant in 1982 that left six people dead and 22 injured has been arrested in Jordan, a source close to the case said Wednesday June 17, 2015. (AP Photo/ Lionel Cironneau, File)

FILE - This Aug. 9, 1982, file photo shows a police officer looking at an injured man being carried away on a stretcher from the scene of a terror attack at Jewish restaurant and deli Jo Goldenberg in Paris, France. The suspected mastermind of an attack on a Paris Jewish restaurant in 1982 that left six people dead and 22 injured has been arrested in Jordan, a source close to the case said Wednesday June 17, 2015. (AP Photo/ Lionel Cironneau, File)  (The Associated Press)

The French prosecutor's office says the top suspect in the 1982 attack in the heart of Paris' Jewish quarter has been arrested in Jordan.

Spokeswoman Agnes Thibualt-Lecuivre said Wednesday the suspect was arrested on June 1. She described Souhaur Mouhamad Hassan Khalil Al-Abbassi as the "supervisor" of the attack that killed six people and injured 22.

She said France is requesting his extradition, but could not say how long the process of bringing the suspect to France would take.