A Belgian police car in Antwerp. August 20, 2006 (photo: bert76 / Wikimedia) - Credit: A Belgian police car in Antwerp. August 20, 2006 (photo: bert76 / Wikimedia)
Thursday, 17 December 2015 - 16:50
Report: Terror investigation at Belgian border nets 11 arrests
Authorities in Belgium made ten arrests after raiding 11 different locations in a terrorism investigation. Many of the arrests were made along the Limburg border with the Netherlands, reported Belgian media outlet Het Belang van Limburg based on information from the federal prosecutor. No weapons or explosives were found. The investigation is not believed to be connected to the recent terrorist attacks in Paris. Police searched locations in As, Dilsen-Stokkem, Houhalen-Helchteren, Maaseik and Maasmechelen. Identities of those arrested and locations searched were not revealed.