Employees of the Belgian security services have arrested in Brussels a few suspected militants of the terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia). It is reported by DH.be.
Raids and searches were carried out early in the morning, January 25, at eight locations in various districts of the Kingdom — Molenbeek, Saerbeck, Anderlecht and Laeken. According to the publication, people who find themselves in the hands of the security services, could return from Syria, where he participated in the fighting on the side of the IG.
The detainees were taken to the police station for questioning. The decision on their arrest in the near future will take the court.
On 14 November last year the Minister of internal Affairs of Belgium Jan Jambon said about a possible return to Europe from three to five thousand militants. According to the head of the Ministry of interior, 117 known to the authorities the terrorists have already arrived in the country. “Half of them is in custody, another part — under the supervision of the authorities,” said Jambon. He estimated that the party groups continue to fight about 200 Belgian citizens.