'Many more people' in Paris attacks than first thought: Hollande

Belgium's Prime Minister Charles Michel, France's President Francois Hollande (C) and Interior Minister Jan Jambon (R) give a joint press conference on March 18, 2016 in Brussels (AFP Photo/Thierry Roge)

Brussels (AFP) - Many more people were involved in the Paris attacks than first thought, French President Francois Hollande said after the capture Friday in Belgium of key suspect Salah Abdeslam.

"We realise that there were many more people than we at first thought," Hollande told a press conference in Brussels with Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel to announce details of the arrest.