Belgium hold 7 terror suspects on Moroccan request

Belgian authorities raided several houses across the country and arrested seven men wanted by Morocco for terrorist offenses. The actions were in response to an international warrant issued for 14 people related to the case of Abdelkader Belliraj.

Belliraj is a Belgian of Moroccan origin who is accused of carrying out a series of assassinations in Belgium in the 1980’s. The arrestees – four Belgian Moroccans, two Moroccans, and one Algerian face possible extradition to Morocco.

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