Paris attacks suspect to be tried in Belgium for wounding police


French national Salah Abdeslam, 27, currently in preventive detention in a prison near Paris over his alleged role in the gun and suicide bombing attacks in and around Paris on November 13th 2015 which left 130 people dead, has been ordered to stand trial in Belgium over the wounding of police officers in a raid on his hideout in Brussels in March 2016.

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Salah Abdeslam, a suspect in 2015 Islamist attacks on Paris who is currently jailed in France, will face trial in Belgium over a police shootout at his suspected hideout in Brussels, Belgian prosecutors said on Thursday, reports Reuters.