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Suspect in Paris Bombings Captured Alive


This framegrab taken from APTN shows armed police officers during a raid in the Molenbeek neighborhood of Brussels, Belgium, Friday March 18, 2016. (APTN via AP)

This framegrab taken from APTN shows armed police officers during a raid in the Molenbeek neighborhood of Brussels, Belgium, Friday March 18, 2016. (APTN via AP)

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The top suspect in the terror attacks in France in November 2015 has been arrested in Belgium.

Reports say Salah Abdeslam was arrested by Belgian police during a raid Friday in Brussels.

Abdeslam and another person were injured in the operation, said Molenbeek Mayor Francois Schepmans. Reports say Abdeslam was wounded in the leg.

Belgian authorities found the suspect's fingerprints in an apartment earlier this week in another area of Brussels.

Abdeslam has been the top target in an intense hunt. Officials have searched for suspects and militants who carried out the attacks that killed 130 people in Paris four months ago.

Police say the attacks were, in part, prepared and coordinated in Brussels.

Since mid-November, 11 people have been arrested and charged in Belgium in connection with the killings. Eight are still in detention.

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