Belgian Police Arrest ‘Several People’ Linked to Paris Attacks
Belgian police have arrested several people during searches in a district of Brussels following a wave of terror attacks in Paris claimed by the ISIL terrorist group, the Belgian justice minister said.
In a Twitter message on Saturday, Belgian Justice Minister Koen Geens said “multiple searches and arrests” had been made, and that they were related to a vehicle with a Belgian number plate, Reuters reported.
A Belgian car was seen near the Bataclan concert hall in Paris, according to witness accounts.
A Justice Ministry spokeswoman said she could not confirm the precise number of arrests or give any further details.