Belgium raises threat level for Brussels area

BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgium’s national Crisis Center has raised its terrorism alert to its highest level in the Brussels region.

The Crisis Center announced on its website it had raised the threat level to Level 4, which indicates a “serious and immediate threat.”

Five of the attackers who died in the Paris attacks had links to France and Belgium and Belgium has filed terror charges against three suspects in the attacks.

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