Authorities launch raids in Brussels linked to Paris suicide bomber

Brussels : Authorities in Belgium have launched six raids in the Brussels region linked to Paris suicide bomber Bilal Hadfi.


An official in the Belgian federal prosecutor’s office said that the raids were taking place in Molenbeek and other areas of Brussels.

The official spoke on condition of anonymity because the investigation is continuing.

Bilal Hadfi has been identified as one of three attackers at the Stade de France stadium. The raids are centering on “his entourage,” the official said.