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Terrorist in Paris massacres seized in Brussels

(March, 21st) Belgian forces have hunted down and captured Salah Abdeslam, believed to be the last surviving member of Islamic State  terrorists who murdered 130 people and wounded  more than 400 others in attacks last Nov. 13 in Paris.

Belgian police forces stand guard in a street during a police action in the Molenbeek-Saint-Jean district in Brussels, on March 18, 2016. A police operation was underway on March 18, in the Brussels area home to key Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam whose fingerprints were found in an apartment raided this week, the federal prosecutor's office said. AFP PHOTO / JOHN THYS / AFP / JOHN THYS (Photo credit should read JOHN THYS/AFP/Getty Images)
Belgian police forces stand guard in a street during a police action in the Molenbeek-Saint-Jean district in Brussels, on March 18, 2016. A police operation was underway on March 18, in the Brussels area home to key Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam whose fingerprints were found in an apartment raided this week, the federal prosecutor’s office said. (Photo credit: JOHN THYS/AFP/Getty Images)

 

Belgian forces have hunted down and captured Salah Abdeslam, believed to be the last surviving member of Islamic State  terrorists who murdered 130 people and wounded  more than 400 others in attacks last Nov. 13 in Paris.
The capture, in Brussels, was the biggest breakthrough in the case since the days immediately after the attacks.  Western officials hope to obtain information  from Abdeslam about the planning for the terrorist attacks last November and any future ones being planned. They particularly seek to  obtain new information about the links between various Islamic State-affiliated groups in Europe.