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    Belgian Police Arrest Two Terror Suspects in Verviers, Mons Cities

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    Belgian police have arrested two people, suspected of preparing terrorist attacks in the locations that are broadcasting European Football Championship, local media said Saturday.

    BRUSSELS (Sputnik) — According to the RTBF broadcaster, the operation was conducted in the Ensival district of the Belgian city of Verviers and in the city of Mons.

    The arrested, one of which is 20-years-old, are suspected of preparing attacks in public places broadcasting European Championship, according to Mayor of Verviers Muriel Targnion

    France is hosting the Euro 2016 football championship, which started on June 10 and is due to end on July 10.

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