Belgium on security lockdown as terror threat level raised to 'imminent'

Brussels metro shut down as public warned to avoid large gatherings

21st November, 2015
Level four threat to Brussels. Pic: courtesy rte.ie

Belgium has raised its terror threat level, warning of 'imminent threat' as the capital's metro system has been shut down.

People have been warned to avoid public gatherings in Brussels following discovery of 'precise information' of a Paris-style attack.

Prime Minister Charles Michel confirmed this morning that the decision to raise the terror alert level in Brussels was taken "based on quite precise information about the risk of an attack like the one that happened...

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