Friday, March 18, 2016

Salah Abdeslam Captured in Brussels Raid (VIDEO)

Instapundit had this earlier, "TERROR: Salah Abdeslam, Suspect in Paris Attacks, Is Captured in Brussels."

And at LAT, "European manhunt ends with arrest of suspect in Paris attacks":

The largest manhunt in Europe came to a dramatic end Friday when police in Belgium arrested a fugitive linked to the Paris terrorist attacks that killed 130 people in November.

Salah Abdeslam, a 26-year-old French national who grew up in Brussels, was captured in a raid that sent loud bursts of gunfire reverberating through the city's Molenbeek neighborhood.

“We got him,” tweeted Belgium's secretary of state for asylum and migration, Theo Francken.

Abdeslam was injured in the leg during the raid and police were preparing to question him late Friday, hopeful that he will reveal crucial information about a Europe-wide network of Islamic extremists.

Images from French TV showed a man with a seemingly injured leg, wearing an off-white hooded top, being bundled into a police car by several armed officers in combat gear. The identity of the man in the footage was not immediately known...
More at that top link.

And more video at Euronews, "Salah Abdeslam, Europe's most-wanted man, arrested in Brussels."