The Belgian federal prosecutor's office confirmed on Friday that police found the fingerprints of Salah Abdeslam, a prime suspect in November's Islamist attacks in Paris, during a raid on an apartment in Brussels this week.
It said its investigation was continuing and it would not give further information to avoid jeopardizing the operation.
Earlier on Friday, state broadcaster RTBF said the evidence showed it was "more than likely" that Abdeslam was one of two people who escaped during this week's raid in which one Islamist gunman was shot dead by a police sniper.
Salah Abdeslam, a suspect in the Paris attacks that left 130 people dead, has been captured alive by police today and may have been wounded in the raid, Belgian media reports today. During a massive police raid, Abdeslam – who has b...
Salah Abdeslam, who has evaded the authorities for four months, appears to have been in a residence raided by the police this week.
The most wanted suspect from November’s deadly shooting and suicide bomb attacks in Paris, Salah Abdeslam, has been “caught alive” after police wounded him in a shootout in Brussels, according to Belgian media reports. Belgian newsp...
Fingerprints belonging to fugitive Paris attacker Salah Abdeslam were found in an apartment raided by Belgian security forces earlier this week, the federal prosecution said Friday.