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Published on 15 June 2016

France and Belgium face 'imminent terror attack' from armed commandos

Several left Syria a week ago, warns Belgian intelligence.

These terrorists are thought to have split into two groups - one for Belgium, the other for France

By Henry Samuel, published in the Daily Telegraph June 15, 2016
 
France and Belgium face an "imminent" terror attack from Isil commandos who left Syria a week ago and are already armed, according to a Belgian intelligence note cited by local media.
 
The chilling warning that two-men groups were on the verge of an attack emerged hours before the kick off of France's second Euro 2016 game against Albania in Marseille and a day after a Frenchman who killed a police commander in the name of Isil warned that the Euro tournament would become a "graveyard".
 
The note from Belgium's anti-terror unit to police and published by Dernière Heure newspaper, warned: "Combatants are thought to have left Syria around a week and a half ago to reach Europe via Turkey and Greece by boat without passports." It gave no specific dates.
 
"These people are thought to have split into two groups - one for Belgium, the other for France in order to commit terror attacks in groups of two," it was cited as warning.
 
"According to information collected, these people are thought to already be in possession of the necessary weaponry and their attack is imminent"... Read more.

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