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On 2-Day Leave From Prison, He Went on a Rampage

Belgian man killed 2 female officers, one bystander in suspected terror attack

(Newser) - A knife-wielding prison inmate on a 48-hour leave stabbed two police officers Tuesday in the Belgian city of Liege, seized their service weapons, and shot them and a bystander to death before being mowed down by a group of officers, setting off a major terror investigation into the country's... More »

Belgium Gunman Had Woman's Body in His Shack

Nordine Amrani was also stockpiling weapons, growing marijuana

(Newser) - The plot thickened today in the case of the grenade and shooting rampage in Liege, Belgium , when police announced that they'd found a woman's body hidden in a shack that alleged gunman Nordine Amrani was using to grow marijuana. The woman is said to be a 45-year-old who... More »

Belgian Police Nab Female al-Qaeda 'Legend'

EU Summit bomb plot foiled

(Newser) - Belgian police have arrested a woman described as "a living legend" of the al-Qaeda network, CNN reports. Malika El-Aroud, the widow of a suicide bomber, is alleged to be a recruiter for al-Qaeda in Europe. She is one of 14 suspects arrested as police foiled a terror attack coinciding... More »

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