October 22, 2016

Belgium arrests two men suspected of planning attack

Brussels: Belgian police arrested two men suspected of planning an attack in the country after house searches on Friday evening, federal prosecutors said on Saturday.

The two, named as 33-year-old Nourredine H and his brother Hamza H, will appear before a judge on Saturday to determine whether they should be held in custody beyond an initial 24 hours.

The federal prosecution office said in a statement that police had carried out seven house searches in the region of Mons and a further house search in Liege. No weapons or explosives were found.

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