Five held in counter-terror raids in northern France and Belgium

Police in France and Belgium carried out a series of counter-terror raids on Wednesday that led to five arrested. The operation was linked to the so-called “Kamikaze Riders” a group that has been implicated in terror offences.

Four people have been arrested and an arms cache found after overnight terror raids in Brussels linked to a bikers’ club
called the Kamikaze Riders, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.

“During one of the house searches, various weapons were found. In all, four persons were arrested and taken in for questioning,” prosecutors said in a statement.