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Searches, reported arrest in Belgian capital

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Posted at 10:45 AM, Nov 14, 2015
and last updated 2015-11-14 12:03:16-05

Belgium's justice minister told the Associated Press Saturday that a "number of" arrests were made in connected to the Paris attacks in the Molenbeek neighborhood in Brussels.

RTBF broadcasting said its reporters observed heavily armed police teams in the western district of Belgium's capital on Saturday afternoon and that two or three searches had taken place. It said a man was arrested.

No official confirmation or additional information was immediately available. Molenbeek is home to a large community of immigrants from Morocco and Turkey.