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Belgium: Jewish Museum attack suspect arrested in Marseilles01:00

Belgium: Jewish Museum attack suspect arrested in Marseilles

Belgium, Brussels
June 1, 2014 at 02:01 GMT +00:00 · Published

Belgian federal prosecutor Frederic van Leeuw held a press conference in Brussels on Sunday, confirming that a suspect had been arrested on suspicion of carrying out the armed attack at a Jewish museum that left three people dead and another in critical condition.

The suspect, Mehdi Nemmouche, was arrested in the French city of Marseilles, reportedly after arriving on a coach from Amsterdam. Van Leeuw said that investigators had found a video recording claiming responsibility for the attack.

Nemmouche, who police say had spent time fighting in Syria, was armed with an assault rifle at the time of arrest.

Belgium: Jewish Museum attack suspect arrested in Marseilles01:00
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Belgian federal prosecutor Frederic van Leeuw held a press conference in Brussels on Sunday, confirming that a suspect had been arrested on suspicion of carrying out the armed attack at a Jewish museum that left three people dead and another in critical condition.

The suspect, Mehdi Nemmouche, was arrested in the French city of Marseilles, reportedly after arriving on a coach from Amsterdam. Van Leeuw said that investigators had found a video recording claiming responsibility for the attack.

Nemmouche, who police say had spent time fighting in Syria, was armed with an assault rifle at the time of arrest.