BELGIUM warns of serious and imminent (Islamic terror) threat to the city of Brussels

Belgium has placed Brussels at the highest terror alert level, citing a “serious and imminent MUSLIM threat that requires taking specific security measures as well as specific recommendations for the population.”

Soldiers from the Belgian army patrol in the Grand Place in Brussels

Soldiers from the Belgian army patrol in the Grand Place in Brussels

CNN  The announcement by the Crisis Centre of the Belgian Interior Ministry is advising the public to avoid places where large groups gather — such as concerts, sporting events, airports and train stations — and comply with security checks. The rest of the nation will maintain its current terror level. If people take the alert seriously, Brussels will be “shut down tomorrow,” CNN terrorism analyst Paul Cruickshank said.