Belgium Charges Pair over Fake Papers for Jihadist in Paris, Brussels Attacks


(Reuters) – Belgian authorities have charged two people with supplying fake documents to an Islamic State militant involved in the November 2015 attacks in Paris and who later carried out a suicide bombing on the Brussels metro, prosecutors said on Thursday.

Khalid El Bakraoui was involved in planning the attacks in Paris on the evening of Nov. 13 2015 in which 130 people were killed. He then blew himself up in the Brussels metro last March, as part of coordinated attacks that killed 32 people.

Belgian police detained a man and a woman in a house search on Wednesday, prosecutors said.

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