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May 14, 2021

Belgian police arrest 10 in ‘Islamist terror plot’

Police have arrested 10 radical Islamists in three countries over a terrorist plot to attack Belgium, Belgian federal prosecutors say, BBC reports. They were detained in police swoops in Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany after a year-long investigation by police in the Belgian city of Antwerp. An “international jihadist terrorist group” was allegedly plotting to attack an unspecified target in Belgium. The police investigation also looked at funding for a Chechen militant group.

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