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    Two Nationalists Wielding Molotov Cocktails Detained in Brussels

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    Police have detained two nationalists in the Brussels municipality of Molenbeek and confiscated Molotov cocktails the two were in possession of, local media reported Saturday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The RTBF broadcaster said the two people had been detained on the communal square in Molenbeek. Both are said to be members of a far-right movement. They were reportedly in a car and had Molotov cocktails.\

    ​Two far-right militants with weapons and Molotov cocktails arrested in Molenbeek

    Earlier in the week, Molenbeek Mayor Francoise Schepmans banned a nationalist rally against Islamic extremist that had been planned for the weekend. On Wednesday, the mayor told local media that there were 76 radically inclined Muslims in Molenbeek.

    Earlier in March, the key suspect in November Paris attacks, Salah Abdeslam, was apprehended in Molenbeek.

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