Ter­ror sus­pects freed

The Star Early Edition - - WORLD -

MOSCOW: Bel­gian po­lice have re­leased three peo­ple de­tained dur­ing a counter-ter­ror­ism op­er­a­tion in the Brus­sels’ district of Molen­beek overnight, pros­e­cu­tors said yes­ter­day.

The Li­bre newspaper re­ported that the de­tainees were ques­tioned at a po­lice sta­tion and re­leased af­ter searches in four houses in Molen­beek had re­vealed noth­ing.

Bel­gium’s ter­ror alert level re­mains high af­ter bomb at­tacks on a Brus­sels air­port and a metro sta­tion killed 32 and in­jured 300 last March.

Some of the ter­ror sus­pects lived in Molen­beek. Is­lamic State claimed the at­tacks.

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