Random Pagan Verse:
When the wind comes from the South, love will kiss you on the mouth.
When the wind whispers from the West, all hearts will find peace and rest.

Author Topic: 3 Suspects Detained in Brussels Counterterrorism Raids  (Read 216 times)

Offline admin (OP)

  • Administrator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Date Registered: Jul 2014
  • Posts: 1233
  • Thanked: 1 times
  • Karma: +0/-0
    • View Profile
3 Suspects Detained in Brussels Counterterrorism Raids
« on: March 26, 2016, 04:05:42 AM »
Loading...

Belgian prosecutors said Friday that three people had been detained in a counterterrorism operation in Brussels prompted by the arrest the day before of a Frenchman in Paris suspected of plotting a new attack.

Prosecutors confirmed in a statement that Friday?s arrests were conducted in three districts of the capital ? Schaerbeek, Forest and Saint-Gilles. Two of the three suspects suffered leg wounds.

Prosecutors also said investigators had used DNA tests to determine that Naijm Laachraoui was one of the suicide bombers who blew himself up in the Brussels airport on Tuesday.

Laachraoui was also linked to the November 13 Paris attacks in which 130 people died. His DNA was found on a suicide vest and a piece of cloth discovered at the Bataclan concert hall where 90 people were killed.

The three blasts touched off Tuesday in Brussels killed 31 people and injured about 300. A senior U.S. official confirmed that two Americans were among the dead.

U.S. officials have told reporters that the brothers who carried out the attacks, Ibrahim and Khalid El Bakraoui, were on a terrorism watch list in the United States.

Belgian federal prosecutors said six people had been detained for possible links to the attacks.


 

 

Russian police foil 'terror attack' planned on Moscow, Nabbed Suspects

Started by legendguru

Replies: 0
Views: 324
Last post October 12, 2015, 10:33:59 AM
by legendguru
Police break up child pornography ring in Spain .Nabbed Suspects

Started by legendguru

Replies: 0
Views: 388
Last post November 11, 2016, 12:52:49 AM
by legendguru
10 Suspects and 6 Police Killed in Shootouts in Southern Mexico

Started by Postmaster

Replies: 0
Views: 7986
Last post April 20, 2018, 08:51:00 AM
by Postmaster
4 Barcelona Attack Suspects Appear in Court

Started by legendguru

Replies: 0
Views: 316
Last post August 23, 2017, 12:27:30 AM
by legendguru
N. Korea detained Russia yacht in the Sea of Japan with five crew on board

Started by mastercode

Replies: 0
Views: 404
Last post May 16, 2016, 02:04:57 AM
by mastercode
United States Calls for Immediate Release of its Citizens Detained in Yemen

Started by mastercode

Replies: 0
Views: 386
Last post September 28, 2016, 12:57:20 AM
by mastercode
North Korea detained American Student for 'Hostile Act'

Started by admin

Replies: 0
Views: 186
Last post January 22, 2016, 11:03:39 PM
by admin
Belgian Police Nabbed 10th Paris Attack Suspect in Brussels

Started by yungcrux

Replies: 0
Views: 281
Last post December 31, 2015, 08:16:37 PM
by yungcrux