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    Seven Arrested in Belgium Over Links to Paris Attacks

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    The Belgian police arrested seven people in connection to the extremist attacks in Paris which killed 129 people, media reported.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — According to the ITV channel’s Sunday report, the arrests took place in the Brussels suburb of Molenbeek following a series of raids.

    On Friday night, eight extremists wearing explosive belts attacked several venues across Paris, killing 129 people and injuring over 350 at restaurants, the Bataclan concert hall and in the vicinity of the Stade de France stadium. Responsibility for the attacks was claimed by the Islamic State militant group, operating in Syria and Iraq.

    Belgium opened its own probe into the incident following reports that Belgian nationals died in the assault.

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