Two Killed as Belgium Foils Potential Major Terror Attack

January 16, 2015 12:10 AM

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Belgian police killed two suspected terrorists and arrested a third in a shootout in the eastern town of Verviers, preventing a possible “major” attack, authorities said.

The raid, part of several anti-terror operations yesterday by the police, came after suspected Islamist gunmen last week killed 17 people in three days of attacks in and around Paris, including nine journalists at satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.

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