March 19, 2018

Sixth person arrested in Brussels bombing probe – Belgian minister

A Police officer stands in front of a car dearlership during a police operation after fugitive Mohamed Abrini was arrested in Anderlecht, near Brussels, Belgium

Belgian authorities arrested a sixth person late on Friday in connection with the suicide attacks in Brussels which killed 32 victims on March 22, Belgium’s justice minister said.

Koen Geens said the man was a former Syria fighter who had just finished a prison sentence.”

He was under electronic supervision and his sentence ended on March 15,” Geens told Reuters on the sidelines of a government press conference on Saturday.

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