Islamic State group flag found at Brussels shoot-out scene: Prosecutor

AFP , Wednesday 16 Mar 2016

The suspect gunned down in a shootout with Belgian police on Tuesday was found with an Islamic State flag, a Kalashnikov rifle and a book of "extremist" literature next to his body, Belgian prosecutors said on Wednesday.

Thierry Werts, a spokesman for anti-terror prosecutors, told a press conference that the man had been identified as Belcaid Mohammed, an Algerian national who was was illegally in Belgium.


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