Brussels police capture alive most wanted fugitive from Paris attack

Salah Abdeslam, the most wanted terrorist from the Paris November attacks, was injured in the leg during his capture alive Friday in a major Brussels police operation in the Molenbeek suburb. At least 10 shots were heard from the raid. He was tracked to an apartment in Brussels after his fingerprints were confirmed in another apartment raided this week.  Belgium's Prime Minster Charles Michel left the EU-Turkey migrant crisis summit and later appeared at a joint news conference with President Francois Hollande to confirm the capture. of Abdeslam, after he had been on the run for four months.



Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Leave a Reply

Comments containing incitement, libel or offensive language are barred under DEBKAfile’s regulations

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *