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Sun Nov 22, 2015, 07:53 PM

16 arrested in Brussels. Not Salah Abdeslam. Breaking news

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-34896883
. Belgian police have made 16 arrests in anti-terror raids in Brussels, prosecutor confirms, but fugitive Salah Abdeslam is not among them.


http://www.theguardian.com/world/live/2015/nov/22/brussels-terror-raids-police-chief-gives-press-conference-live
We’re being told that neither weapons, nor explosives were uncovered as a result of any of the searches.

And, with that, they close the press conference. As promised earlier, no questions were taken and details of the raids were sparse.

Van der Sypt was keen to thank people for abiding by the police’s request to maintain “radio silence” and said the operation was ongoing.

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Police carried out 19 raids in the Brussels area on Sunday, we’re being told, as well as more elsewhere in Belgium. There have been 16 arrests. Police also fired at a vehicle that drove at them while making an arrest

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