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Brussels Raid: ISIS Flag Found, Dead Suspect ID'd

Belkaid Mohammed, 35, was killed by a police sniper in the joint Belgian-French raid Tuesday

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    Police cordon off an area in Brussels Tuesday March 15, 2016, after police launched an anti-terror raid linked to last year's Paris attacks in a Brussels neighborhood and three police officers were slightly injured when shots were fired, officials said.

    Belgian officials on Wednesday identified the man shot dead during a raid linked to the Paris terror attacks, saying that an ISIS flag and extremist manual were found in the operation.

    Belkaid Mohammed, 35, was killed by a police sniper in the joint Belgian-French raid Tuesday in the Brussels neighborhood of Forest. Two other people targeted in the raid were fled the apartment and were still on the run.

    The Algerian suspect had been living illegally in Belgium and was not previously known to authorities except for a case of theft in 2014, according to the prosecutors' statement.

    A police source told NBC News on Tuesday that the targets of the raid were people connected to those already charged in relation to Nov. 13 terror attacks in Paris.