Spain game with Belgium cancelled as terror threat raised

Brussels on high alert after Paris Islamist attacks kill 129 and injure hundreds

LAST UPDATED: 17 Nov, 2015 @ 12:29
1
SHARE

SPAIN’S friendly match against Belgium in Brussels has been cancelled over security fears.

The decision to cancel Tuesday’s fixture follows Friday’s terrorist attacks in Paris which killed 129 people.

TERROR FEARS: Belgium on high alert as Spain game binned
TERROR FEARS: Belgium on high alert as Spain game binned

One of the venues targeted was the Stade de France where France were playing Germany.

A Belgian-born man named as Salah Abdeslam, 26, has been named as a key suspect.

Belgium raised the terror threat to level three on Monday.

England’s game with France at Wembley will go ahead after the French Football Federation (FFF) decided to continue with the match.

 

 



Gib Rocks - the magazine for Gibraltar

Subscribe: Olive Press news to your inbox

JOIN THE CONVERSATION...

HAVE YOUR SAY...