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Two reported dead in Belgian counter-terrorism raid

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Two people were killed during a raid on suspected Islamist radicals in the Belgian town of Verviers on Thursday, local media said, raising concerns about security in Europe a week after Islamists killed 17 people in Paris.

Judiciary officials confirmed only that a counter-terrorism operation took place near the centre of the town, in the east of the country between the city of Liege and the German border. They plan a news briefing at 8 p.m. (1900 GMT).

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      "Editor for political and general news across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. In 21 years with Reuters, have reported widely on conflict, elections, society, economics, culture and sport from postings in Paris, Moscow, Berlin, London, Baghdad and Jerusalem."
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