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Operation in Schaerbeek linked to foiled plot in France: Belga

Masked Belgian police secure the entrance to a building in Schaerbeek during police operations following Tuesday's bomb attacks in Brussels, Belgium, March 25, 2016. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A police operation in the Brussels borough of Schaerbeek early on Friday afternoon is linked to an attack plot in France that was foiled by French police on Thursday, Belga news agency cited French police sources as saying.

Belgian media reported that during the operation explosions could be heard and one person was “neutralized”.

Reporting By Jan Strupczewski; Editing by Alastair Macdonald

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