Two persons arrested for planning New Years Eve terrorist attacks in Brussels

Two people have been arrested by Belgian authorities on suspicion of plotting terrorist attacks in “emblematic places” in Brussels on New Year’s Eve, Belgium’s federal prosecutor said.

The police anti-terrorist raid took place in Brussels, eastern Liège province and in Flemish-speaking Brabant, central Belgium, on Sunday and Monday.

The announcement did not say whether the suspects were male or female.

During the searches, the office says military-type training uniforms, propaganda materials from the militant group and computer material were seized and are being examined. However, no weapons or explosives were found.


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