Paris terror attack suspects being hunted in Geneva

Police in Geneva are “actively searching” for suspects in connection with an investigation into the Paris terror attacks last month, Swiss security officials say.

Paris terror attack suspects being hunted in Geneva

Police in Geneva are “actively searching” for suspects in connection with an investigation into the Paris terror attacks last month, Swiss security officials say.

Geneva’s security department said city authorities have received word that Swiss federal authorities had flagged “suspicious individuals susceptible to being in Geneva or the Geneva region”.

Police are also increasing their counter-terrorism vigilance level and are working with international and national authorities to locate them.

Authorities are increasing police deployments in Geneva. The UN office in the city is also increasing its security precautions in connection with the enhanced measures by city police.

The November 13 attacks on Paris, claimed by the Islamic State group, left 130 people dead and hundreds of others wounded.

Salah Abdeslam, a fugitive suspected in the deadly attacks in Paris, is still at large.

Several arrests were made in Belgium following the attacks.

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