Belgium arrests several men linked to Paris attack

Brussels: Several arrests were made on Saturday as Belgium police raided many areas in Molenbeek district here linked to the deadly terror attack in Paris, local media reported.

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People display placards during a vigil to show solidarity with the citizens of France in New York, a day after the Paris terrorist attacks. AFP PHOTO/JEWEL SAMAD

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A spokesman for Belgian Justice Minister Koen Geens confirmed that several people were arrested in Molenbeek district during searches, Xinhua reported citing Belgian TV channel RTL.

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Two cars used by the terrorists in the attack bears Belgian number plates, said RTL. At least 127 people were killed as eight terrorists armed with automatics and in suicide vests unleashed Mumbai-style mayhem in six crowded parts of Paris on Friday night.

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