Arrests made in probe of Belgian suicide bomber in Iraq

[JURIST Europe] Authorities in France and Belgium [government websites] have arrested fifteen suspects connected with a suicide bombing attack in Iraq on November 9 carried out by a woman who has been confirmed as a Belgian national married to an Islamic radical. The suicide attack is thought to be the first by a European female. Fourteen of the suspects were arrested in Brussels [Reuters report] while the fifteenth was discovered in Paris. The fifteen are purported to be part of a network that has been under investigation for four months, but authorities lost track of the suicide bomber until her arrival in Iraq. The London Telegraph has more.



 

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