Troops take to Belgian streets to guard against attacks

January 17, 2015 2:41 PM

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BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Belgium is deploying hundreds of troops to guard potential targets of terrorism, including Jewish sites and diplomatic missions, following a series of raids and arrests, the defence minister said on Saturday.

Up to 300 military will be stationed at locations such as the U.S. and Israeli embassies in Brussels and NATO and EU institutions.

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