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Jewish Museum Shooting Suspect Arrested
Police investigating a shooting at a Jewish museum in Belgium that left four people dead have arrested a man.
Mehdi Nemmouche, a Frenchman with suspected ties to Islamic radicals in Syria, was detained in Marseille in southern France, investigation sources told the AFP news agency.
The 29-year-old, who is being held on suspicion of murder and attempted murder in connection with a terrorist enterprise, was allegedly found with a Kalashnikov rifle and a handgun.
Two women and a man were killed in the shooting in Brussels on May 24, which French President Francois Hollande said was clearly of "anti-Semitic character".
A fourth person who was injured in the attack died later in hospital.
The victims, who were shot in the face and neck, included two Israeli tourists who were visiting Brussels from Tel Aviv.
Following the attack, Belgian police released CCTV footage of a suspect dressed in sunglasses and a cap, who walked into the museum carrying two bags.
He can be seen removing an automatic rifle and shooting through a door before walking away.
Security around all Jewish institutions in Belgium was raised to the highest possible level in the aftermath of the shooting.
The country is home to about 42,000 Jews, half of whom live in Brussels.