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Paris attack suspect ‘caught and wounded following police raid

Paris attack suspect ‘caught and wounded following police raid

One of the main suspects in the Paris attacks from last November, Salah Abdeslam has been wounded and caught by police in an operation this afternoon in the Brussels quarter of Molenbeeck, Belgian media reported.

One other suspect was shot dead in the operation and another wounded, the Derniere Heure paper said on its website.

Belgian Police descended in force to search a residence in the Molenbeek neighbourhood of Brussels.

French President Francois Hollande said it was not possible at this stage to confirm if the arrested man was the terror mastermind.

Belgian federal prosecutors today confirmed that they found Salah Abdeslam's fingerprints, a prime suspect following the Nov. 13 Paris attacks, in a Brussels raid on Tuesday.

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