Two killed in Belgium anti-terror raid

January 16, 2015 2:07 AM

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Two killed in Belgium anti-terror raid

Belgian police killed two men, who opened fire on them during one of about a dozen raids on Thursday against a group that federal prosecutors said was about to launch "terrorist attacks on a grand scale".

Coming a week after gunmen killed 17 people in Paris, the incident fuelled fears across Europe of young Muslims returning radicalised from Syria. But the Belgian probe had been under way before the January 7 attack on French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo and officials saw no obvious link between...

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