Ter­ror sus­pects held in Bel­gium

The Citizen (KZN) - - WORLD - Brus­sels

– Bel­gian po­lice de­tained four peo­ple over a foiled at­tack in 2015 on a high-speed train link­ing Brus­sels and Paris, fed­eral pros­e­cu­tors said yes­ter­day.

In Au­gust 2015, a ma­chine­gun-tot­ing at­tacker wounded three peo­ple on a high-speed train be­fore be­ing over­pow­ered by pas­sen­gers. Po­lice car­ried out six house searches in Brus­sels and else­where in Bel­gium yes­ter­day, but did not find any ex­plo­sives or weapons. A judge will de­cide later if the de­tainees can be kept for longer.

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