Monday, February 5, in Belgium, began the trial of one of the organizers of the terrorist attacks in Paris, Salah a Abdesalam. The terrorist will stand trial in connection with a shootout with police prior to his arrest, reports Reuters.
Abdesalam charged with «attempted murder of police officers in the context of terrorism» and «possession of prohibited weapons in the context of terror.»
We are talking about the shooting in the Belgian capital on 15 March 2016, which has led to the capture of a terrorist. During the shooting, wounding three police officers and killed one terrorist.
Belgian police arrested the Abdesalam 18 March in Brussels, four days before the terrorist attacks at the airport and the metro of the capital of Belgium.
The court in Brussels anticipates a much more severe trial, which will begin next year in France and which of Abdesalam will be tried for organizing terrorist attacks in Paris on 13 November 2015. The victims of these attacks were 130 people.