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  Iyar 9, 5778 , 24/04/18

Belgium sentences Paris attacks suspect to 20 years

A Belgian court on Monday sentenced Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam and a co-accused to 20 years in prison for trying to kill police during a shootout in Brussels in 2016, Reuters reported.

Judge Marie-France Keutgen told the courtroom that 28-year-old Abdeslam and Tunisian Sofien Ayari, 24, had been found guilty of "attempted terrorist murder" during the shootout in March 2016.

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