Two arrested in Belgium on terrorism-related charges

Police in Belgium have arrested two people on terrorism-related charges, the Federal Public Prosecutor's office said in statement on Saturday.

The two suspects were arrested and taken for questioning following house searches in the cities of Verviers and Tournai overnight.

One of the suspects was named as Arnaud C, born 1983, the other was only identified by the initial E.

Both have been charged with participating in the activities of a terrorist group, according to the prosecution service.

Further details on items seized were not immediately available. According to the authorities, "no arms or explosives were found."

Last update: Sat, 25/06/2016 - 20:21

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