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Police in Athens have told euronews four suspects have been detained for questioning in the Greek capital in connection with a foiled terrorist plot in Belgium.
They say one of the suspects is a man bearing a strong resemblance to Abdelhamid Abaaoud.
Belgian authorities had already warned their Greek counterparts that Abaaoud – who formerly lived in Brussels – may have travelled to Greece.
The detainee’s DNA and fingerprints have been sent to Belgium to determine whether they are a match for the wanted man.
Abaaoud is suspected of having links to a terror cell that was dismantled during raids in Verviers, eastern Belgium, on January 15.
Five people were subsequently charged with ‘participating in the activities of a terror group’, but 27-year-old Abaaoud remained at large.
Belgium has since stepped up security in the several towns, including Antwerp, which has a significant Jewish population.