November 13 Paris terror attack mastermind Salah Abdeslam has been captured alive in Brussels, Belgium after a shootout with Belgian police. According to reports, Salah and two other suspected terrorists were held and Salah was injured after being shot in the leg. A 26 year old French, Salah was one of the most wanted terrorists after the Paris attack but he managed to evade detection till now. Two days earlier Belgian police raided an apartment in Brussels where Salah’s DNA was found. Two terrorists escaped the scene one of whom was suspected to be Salah.
France president Francois Hollande has congratulated Belgium on this achievement. President of US Barack Obama also sent in his congratulations. The news was confirmed by Belgian minister Theo Francken on Twitter. A video footage was obtained where a man was seen to be pushed into a car with a sack over his head. It is not clear whether that man is Salah Abdeslam. France wants to extradite Salah to gain information on how exactly the Paris attack was undertaken by ISIS terrorists.