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Belgium stages dozens of anti-terror raids, 12 held

Raids took place in 16 communes in Brussels, Flanders and Wallonia and passed off without incident

AFP/PTI  |  Brussels 

Belgium police officers patrol the Grand Place in central Brussels, Belgium
Belgium police officers patrol the Grand Place in central Brussels, Belgium (File Photo)

"Several dozen" anti-terror raids were carried out across overnight in a case that needed "immediate intervention", and 12 people have been held, federal prosecutors said on Saturday.
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The raids took place in 16 communes in Brussels, Flanders and Wallonia and "passed off without incident," they said in a statement, adding that "no arms or ammunition have been found up to now.

First Published: Sat, June 18 2016. 13:22 IST
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