Greece: Man matching Belgian terror cell leader's description arrested

Widening a European counterterrorism dragnet, Greek authorities on Saturday detained four terrorism suspects including a man believed to be the ringleader of a Belgian jihadi cell.


A Greek police official said the four were arrested separately in Athens and included a man who matches the description of Abdelhamid
Abaaoud - who Belgian authorities suspect was behind a jihadi cell that was dismantled in Belgium on Thursday.


Authorities in Belgium were going over photos, fingerprints and DNA material sent from Greek police to try to verify whether the person was Abaaoud, said Greek and Belgian officials, speaking only on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of an ongoing investigation.


פרסום ראשון: 01.17.15, 22:52