“Number of” arrests made in Belgium relating to Paris attacks

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French border and customs police control vehicles at the France-Belgium border at Baisieux, near Lille in Northern France as a state of emergency is declared following the Paris terrorist attacks on November 14, 2015 in Baisieux, France. (Photo by Sylvain Lefevre/Getty Images)

BELGIUM (November 14, 2015) — A number of arrests have been made in Belgium during police raids in connection to Friday’s attacks in France, a Belgian justice ministry spokeswoman told CNN Saturday.

The raids were conducted in Molenbeek, on the outskirts of Brussels, justice ministry spokeswoman Sieghild Lacoere said.

Lacoere also told CNN that a car rented in Brussels was found near one of the sites of the attacks in France and “that’s what triggered the raids.”

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