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Belgium: Forensics teams arrive at site of Paris suspect’s arrest in Brussels02:00

Belgium: Forensics teams arrive at site of Paris suspect’s arrest in Brussels

Belgium, Brussels
March 18, 2016 at 23:32 GMT +00:00 · Published

Forensics teams arrived to assist with a heavy police presence in the Molenbeek neighbourhood in Brussels, Friday, following the arrest of the key suspect in last November's Paris attacks Salah Abdeslam, who was captured earlier on Friday in a raid after a four-month long manhunt for the suspect.

The 26-year-old French suspect from Brussels was captured by security forces after it was alleged his fingerprints were traced to a Brussels flat on Tuesday.

According to authorities, one other suspect was arrested during the operation and a 35-year-old suspect connected to Abdeslam was killed.

Abdeslam has been on the run from authorities following his involvement in last year's Paris attacks. At least 130 people were killed and more than 349 left injured, after gunmen carried out a series of coordinated attacks at six different locations across the capital on November 13.

Belgium: Forensics teams arrive at site of Paris suspect’s arrest in Brussels02:00
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Forensics teams arrived to assist with a heavy police presence in the Molenbeek neighbourhood in Brussels, Friday, following the arrest of the key suspect in last November's Paris attacks Salah Abdeslam, who was captured earlier on Friday in a raid after a four-month long manhunt for the suspect.

The 26-year-old French suspect from Brussels was captured by security forces after it was alleged his fingerprints were traced to a Brussels flat on Tuesday.

According to authorities, one other suspect was arrested during the operation and a 35-year-old suspect connected to Abdeslam was killed.

Abdeslam has been on the run from authorities following his involvement in last year's Paris attacks. At least 130 people were killed and more than 349 left injured, after gunmen carried out a series of coordinated attacks at six different locations across the capital on November 13.

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