Heightened security in Belgium – 6 military personnel deployed in front of the Jewish museum on Saturday
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Heightened security in Belgium – 6 military personnel deployed in front of the Jewish museum on Saturday

6 military personnel were deployed in front of the Jewish museum in Brussels on Saturday morning. The museum was already targeted in a terrorist attack last year which resulted in 4 deaths. This weekend, up to 300 military personnel will be gradually sent out to various sensitive locations in Brussels and Antwerp. The security threat level in Belgium has been raised from 2 to 3 on a 0-4 scale.

In Antwerp, the extra military personnel have also been stationed in the Jewish and diamond quarters. 

(Source: Belga)