Brussels on alert following terror raids
A week after terror attacks shook Paris, police have foiled an apparently planned attack in Belgium. But, despite a heightened alert, the security situation seems relatively unchanged, writes Martin Kuebler in Brussels.
A day after coordinated police raids across Belgium netted more than a dozen suspects and a cache of military-style weapons including Kalashnikov assault rifles, the security situation in the Belgian capital was surprisingly relaxed.
Aside from the occasional helicopter patrol over the city center, the streets, for the most part, are clear of any obvious police presence. Outside the European Commission building, people were asked to show ID before entering, but the police presence was minimal and not much different from any other day.
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Source News: DW