Belgian police arrest four suspected ISIS recruiters who they believe were planning new attacks in Europe

Four suspected Islamic State recruiters have been detained in Belgium, with authorities saying they may have been planning new attacks.

Belgian police searched houses in the city of Antwerp on Wednesday and detained four people on suspicion of belonging to a terrorist group and trying to drum up recruits to fight with Islamist militants in Syria or Libya, state prosecutors said.

The Federal Prosecutor’s Office said in a statement that all four were charged with participating in the activities of a terrorist group.