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Official: 6th Person Arrested Amid New Brussels Raid

Fifty police officers were on the scene of an anti-terror operation in the Brussels suburb of Etterbeek

A sixth person has been detained over suspected links to the March 22 Brussels bombings, one day after a series of raids netted five arrests, including the last known fugitive of last year's Paris attacks, NBC News reported.

A spokesman for Belgium's federal prosecutor's office says the person is under arrest but has refused to give any further details ahead of an official announcement due later Saturday. 

An apartment complex with a shop on the ground floor in the Brussels suburb of Etterbeek was cordoned off by police, and forensics experts were seen entering the building.

The series of arrests marks a big potential break in the Paris investigation and the search for those responsible for the Brussels bombings in which 32 people were killed.

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