Elite Belgian police, troops launch counterterror raid west of Brussels

After receiving a tip regarding the perpetrators of the March 22 terrorist attacks in Brussels, counterterror forces from the Belgian police, backed by army units, entered the city of Kortrijk on Thursday and sealed off all of the entrances and exits to the neighborhood of Rodenburg. The troops started combing the area, focusing on a small hotel adjacent to Route E17 and the forests surrounding it. Kortrijk is 80 kilometers west of the capital.

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