Seven people were arrested in Brussels overnight in raids targeting those believed to be a part of ISIS. Six of those arrested were from the neighborhood of Schaerbeek and Jette, with one in the center of the city.
The flaw in Belgian security has prompted for Inter Minister Jan Jambon and Justice Minister Koen Geens to declare their resignations to Prime Minister Charles Michel. The Prime Minister however urged them not to resign stating: “In time of war, you cannot leave the field.”
ISIS claimed responsibility for Tuesday’s attacked which claimed the lives of atleast 31 people and injuring another 270.
Meanwhile in France, Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve has revealed that police arrested a person suspected of planning an attack in the country.
He said police “foil(ed) a plot in France that was at an advanced stage.”
There was no “tangible evidence” to link the plot to those in Brussels and Paris, he added.