10 held over terror plot in Belgium

Tuesday November 23 2010



Police on Tuesday detained 10 Islamists in Belgium, The Netherlands and Germany suspected of plotting an attack in Belgium, the prosecutor's office said.

The arrests were part of "an inquiry into international jihadist terror," a spokesman for the federal prosecutor's office told AFP.

"In total 10 people suspected of preparing an attack in Belgium were arrested in Belgium, Holland and Germany," he said.