With “Information comparable to Paris,” terror alert level raised to maximum in Brussels

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Belgian Economy Minister Kris Peeters speaks to the media as he arrives at an extraordinary State National Security Councilin in Brussels, Belgium, 21 November 2015. Last night Belgium raised the alert status at Level 4/4 as 'serious and imminent' threat of an attack, the main effect are closing of all Metro Line in Brussels, all soccer match of league one and two cancelled countrywide. Belgium government said 'the advice for the population is to avoid places where a lot of people come together like shopping centres, concerts, events or public transport stations wherever possible

With “Information comparable to Paris,” terror alert level raised to maximum in Brussels


 

As the aftermath of the terror attacks in Paris continues, the city of Brussels raised its terror alert to 4/4. As a result the metro system is being shut down, some trams will not be running, but those in Brussels can expect the bus system to work as usual. A Belgian interior official was quoted:

The analysis shows indeed a serious and imminent threat that requires taking specific security measures as well as specific recommendations for the population

The threat level will remain a...


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