Breaking News!!: Molenbeek, Belgium: Wanted terror suspect Salah Abdeslam captured.
The wanted fugitive in the terrorist attacks on Paris, France has been captured during a police raid in Molenbeek, Belgium on Friday, March 18th, 2016.
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According to the Belgian Federal Prosecutor’s Office, 26 year old Salah Abdeslam was shot in the leg and authorities have taken into police custody.
French television showed authorities dragging a man with a white hooded sweatshirt into an unmarked police department vehicle.
Salah Abdeslam has been on the run since the terrorist attacks in Paris, France on Friday, November 13th, 2015 that killed 130 people.
The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the terrorist attacks in Paris, France.
Authorities say that Belgian nationals played key roles in the terrorist attacks in Paris, France.
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In addition to Salah Abdeslam, the whereabouts of 2 other attackers remains unknown, including fellow Mohamed Abrini and a man known under the alias of Soufiane Kayal.
The captured of Salah Abdeslam comes after authorities in Belgium say that they had found Salah Abdeslam’s fingerprints in an apartment raided earlier this week in another neighborhood of Brussels, Belgium.
In that earlier week raid, Belgian Prosecutors said that a man believed to have been an accomplice of Salah Abdeslam identified as Mohamed Belkaid was shot dead, but 2 men from the apartment escaped, including a man whom appears to have been Salah Abdeslam.
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