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Multiple arrests in Brussels



The Belgian police arrested several people during searches in a district of Brussels on Saturday following the Paris terror strike, the Belgian justice minister, Koen Geens, said.

In a Twitter message, Mr. Geens said “multiple searches and arrests” had been made, and that they were related to a vehicle with a Belgian number plate. A Belgian car was seen near the Bataclan concert hall in Paris, according to witness accounts.

A Justice Ministry spokeswoma­n said she could not confirm the precise number of arrests or give any further details.

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