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Belgian Police Detain 12 Suspected Of Planning New Attacks

The Belgian police had taken 40 people for questioning and 12 have been arrested.

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  • Belgian police arrested 12 people suspected of planning new attacks after 40 houses were searched across the country overnight , reported Reuters. The Belgian police had taken 40 people for questioning.

  • Belgian police on Wednesday received an anti-terror alert warning that a group of Islamic State fighters recently left Syria en route for Europe planning attacks in Belgium and France, security officials said.

  • Europe is on high security alert, with the Euro 2016 soccer tournament underway in neighbouring France, after Islamist suicide bombers killed 32 people in Brussels in March following attacks in Paris in November in which 130 people died.

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