The man suspected of masterminding the Paris attacks is not the brightest bulb — at least according to the man whose job it is to get him out of the accusation of organizing the slaughter of 130 people.
Europe's former most wanted fugitive is expected to be handed over to the French authorities in the next ten days.
Hundreds of demonstrators clad in black clashed with riot police at an event intended to commemorate the victims of the recent bombings in Belgium.
While Brussels was on lockdown yesterday morning, Molenbeek was not. The market on the Hertogin van de Brabantplein was filled with shouting salesmen. "I have to make a living; that attack has already happened now," said a Flemish baker.
Crisis meetings have been held by governments across the continent and armed police deployed to borders, airports, transport hubs and the streets of major cities.
Belgian police had been on alert for any reprisal action following Friday's arrest of Salah Abdeslam, the main surviving suspect of the November's attacks in Paris.
Three blasts hit the Belgium capital this morning, killing at least 30 and wounding well over 200.
Abdeslam, who was captured in Brussels on Friday after four months on the lam, reportedly plans to fight extradition to France.
The most wanted man in Europe, who helped organize the November massacre claimed by the Islamic State group, has been captured in his hometown.
Police let Abdeslam and his friends through, even after they admitted to smoking pot on the ride from Paris to Belgium.
The discovery of several envelopes containing a white powder feared to be anthrax prompted the evacuation of a major mosque in Brussels near the EU headquarters.
In the Belgian capital, there's no one in the streets except heavily armed soldiers and a handful of civilians, as authorities keep the terror warning at the highest level.