Key Paris suspect leaves Brussels hospital

2016-03-19 12:40
A Belgian policeman stands guard the street in Molenbeek, Brussels, where police arrested Salah Abdeslam, the suspect in the Paris attacks. (Nicolas Maeterlinck, AFP)

A Belgian policeman stands guard the street in Molenbeek, Brussels, where police arrested Salah Abdeslam, the suspect in the Paris attacks. (Nicolas Maeterlinck, AFP)

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Brussels - Key Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam and an accomplice on Saturday left the Brussels hospital where they were treated overnight for gunshot wounds sustained during their arrest, the city mayor said.

"The two terrorist suspects have left the Saint-Pierre hospital," Yvan Mayeur wrote on Twitter, without saying where they were taken.

Both are likely to be questioned before a hearing on their extradition to France in connection with the November attacks on Paris.

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