16 arrested in anti-terror raids in Belgium

  • Paris attacks: Belgium charges fourth suspect

    Nov 24, 2015 - A fourth suspect has been charged by the Belgian authorities for involvement in the Paris attacks, media reports stated. Meanwhile 17 other people have been released said the federal prosecutor’s office. The office said in a statement that the man has been charged with being involved in activities of a terrorist group and with terrorist attack. 

    Belgian police arrested 16 people in anti-terror raids but suspected Paris attacks gunman Salah Abdeslam remains at large, the authorities said. A total of 22 raids were carried out on Sunday across Brussels and Charleroi, BBC quoted Belgian prosecutor Eric van der Sypt as saying. Police fired two shots at a car during an operation in Molenbeek, injuring one suspect who was later arrested. The raids were made following November 13 attacks in Paris that left at least 130 people killed and over 350 injured. Source: IANS