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    Belgian officers detained for questioning two people suspected of involvement in plotting the November 13 Paris attacks, local prosecutor’s office said Wednesday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) During the anti-terrorism raids in the Brussels suburbs of Molenbeek and Saint-Josse-ten-Noode, local police searched five houses for individuals believed to have links to the deadly series of attacks that claimed the lives of 130 people and injured over 360 others.

    According to the Belgian authorities, none of the detainees have been charged as yet.

    Belgium remains on high terror alert since the November 13 terrorist attacks in the French capital. Molenbeek is of particular concern for law enforcement officers, as a number of the perpetrators of the Paris attacks, including the key planner Abdelhamid Abaaoud and fugitive Salah Abdeslam, were residents of the ethnically-diverse suburb.


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