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Belgium Seeks 2 New Suspects in Paris Attacks

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    Belgian authorities are searching for two new suspects in the Paris attacks probe, both of whom used fake identity cards.

    The Belgian Federal Prosecutor's office says Friday the men, carrying bogus IDs with the names of Samir Bouzid and Soufiane Kayal, had been traveling in a Mercedes with another at-large suspect, Salah Abdeslam, when the car was checked Sept. 9 at the Hungarian-Austrian border.

    It says the same identity of Kayal was used to rent a house in the Belgian town of Auvelais that authorities have searched as a possible site for making the suicide bombs used in the Nov. 13 attacks in Paris.

    Belgian authorities said about 6 p.m. on Nov. 17, the false identity card in the name of Bouzid was used at a Western Union office in the Brussels area to send a 750-euro ($817) money order to Hasna Ait Boulhacen, cousin of the purposed attack ringleader, Abdelhamid Abaaoud.

    Both Boulhacen and Abaaoud died on Nov. 18 when French police stormed their hideout in a Paris suburb.