2 Dead, 1 Arrested After Massive Anti-Terrorism Raids In Belgium

Belgium has raised its terror alert level from 3 to 4 for police forces (maintaining alert level 2 for everyone else) as it unleashes 10 raids in Verviers (near the capital) on returning Syrian fighters:

  • *BELGIAN SUSPECTED TERRORISTS OPENED FIRE AT POLICE DURING RAID
  • *BELGIAN POLICE KILLS TWO TERRORISTS, NO WOUNDED AMONG POLICE

Anti-terrorist operations continue (despite reassurances that this not linked to the Paris attacks) as prosecutors  say the suspected terrorists planned large, imminent attacks.

Bloomberg headlines...

  • *BELGIAN CONDUCTED 1O SEARCHES IN VERVIERS, NEAR CAPITAL
  • *BELGIAN POLICE FOILS TERRORISM PLOT BY RETURNED SYRIA FIGHTERS
  • *BELGIUM RAISES THREAT LEVEL TO 3 OUT OF 4 FOR POLICE FORCES
  • *BELGIAN ANTI-TERRORISM OPERATIONS STILL CONTINUING
  • *BELGIAN POLICE KILLS TWO SUSPECTED TERRORISTS IN VERVIERS
  • *BELGIAN POLICE DETAINS THIRD SUSPECTED TERRORIST IN VERVIERS
  • *BELGIAN SUSPECTED TERRORISTS PLANNED LARGE, IMMINENT ATTACKS
  • *BELGIAN SUSPECTED TERRORISTS OPENED FIRE AT POLICE DURING RAID
  • *BELGIAN PROSECUTORS SEE NO LINK FOR NOW WITH PARIS ATTACKS
  • *BELGIAN PROSECUTORS SAY PROBE STARTED COUPLE OF WEEKS AGO

 

Raids caught on tape...

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