Citizen video of counter-terrorism raid in Verviers, Belgium on January 15, 2015.
Belgian officials report they have averted a major terror operation with a counter-terrorism raid in Verviers — about 69 miles east-southeast of Brussels and 200 miles northeast of Paris.
According to the Belgian official, the raid was against a group that had traveled to Syria and was instructed by ISIS leaders to carry out attacks in Belgium and Europe.
The group was under surveillance by Belgian authorities. Operations are underway in other cities in Belgium
Three killed in Belgium counter-terror raids – reports http://t.co/5LDoYTQLjD
— The Guardian (@guardian) January 15, 2015
Deaths reported in police anti-terror raid in Belgium http://t.co/p2VXIS7jGq
— Agence France-Presse (@AFP) January 15, 2015
— BBC Breaking News (@BBCBreaking) January 15, 2015
— ITV News (@itvnews) January 15, 2015
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