The man thought to be the sole survivor of the group that carried out the Paris terror attacks was awarded 500 euros ($560) in compensation because the level of surveillance he was under in jail was deemed illegal, it has been reported.

Belgian-born Salah Abdeslam, 29, had links to Isis which claimed responsibility for the co-ordinated attacks that killed 130 people and left around 360 people injured in the French capital.

The attackers' targets included the Bataclan theater during a rock concert and the exterior of the Stade de France sports arena on November 13, 2015.

After one of the biggest manhunts in European history, Abdeslam was convicted of providing logistical assistance to the group involved in the attacks which led to a three-month state of emergency.

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