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Via The Guardian:

Here is the the latest on the international response to “imminent” threats from Islamic State extremists, with Brussels quickly becoming the focus of the most recent developments:
The Belgium capital is on lockdown, with soldiers in the streets, shopping centres closed and sporting events and concerts cancelled after the city’s terror alert was raised to its highest possible level.

The country’s prime minister, Charles Michel, said the decision to raise the alert was taken “based on quite precise information about the risk of an attack like the one that happened in Paris.”

Locals were told to avoid gatherings, train stations, airports and commercial districts. Service was halted on the Brussels Metro, as well as on tram lines running underground.

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