Paris attack suspect Abdeslam arrested in Brussels

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Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam has been wounded and arrested in a raid in Brussels, officials say, the BBC reports.

They said Abdeslam, who has been on the run since the November attacks, was wounded in the leg as police moved in on a flat in the Molenbeek area.

“We got him” said Theo Francken, Secretary of State for Asylum and Migration, on Twitter (in Flemish).

Abdeslam is a key suspect in the jihadist attacks in Paris which 130 people died.

Abdeslam’s fingerprints were found in a Brussels flat raided on Tuesday.

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