brussels - The Belgian justice and police have thwarted a terrorist attack in France according to Belgian media. They intercepted a couple of Iranian descent in the Brussels municipality of Sint-Pieters-Woluwe, which would have wanted to strike a meeting of an Iranian opposition party near Paris.
The police found an ignition mechanism and a homemade bomb in their car, according to the TV channel VTM News. The couple would come from Wilrijk near Antwerp. The federal prosecutor will provide more information about the case later on Monday. According to Het Laatste Nieuws, the woman has now partially known.
De Morgen reports that it was a meeting where about a thousand people were present, including Rudy Giuliani, the former mayor of New York and attorney of Donald Trump.