Police in Belgium have released without charge six men who were detained the previous day in the case of the attack on the train from Amsterdam to Paris in 2015. About it reports Reuters with reference to the Prosecutor’s office.
“They were released after verification as planned. They were not charged with any crime,” — said the representative of the Belgian Prosecutor’s office.
The new detentions followed on the Monday after raids at homes on the weekends. The three men were then charged with the preparation of the attack. According to Belgian media, the Agency reports that one of these men planned to make in Belgium, the attack on the fans while watching their games of the Championship of Europe on football.
The Prosecutor also noted that the court issued a warrant for searches of six houses in the neighborhood of Brussels, but they never found any weapons or explosives.
Shooting in high-speed Thalys train, EN route from Amsterdam to Paris via Brussels, took place on 21 August 2015. The assailant opened fire from automatic weapons, the result three people had been injured. The passengers, among whom were two American soldiers were able to disarm the man.
According to police, the gunman was a 26-year-old Moroccan Ayoub al-Kassani. Shooting in the train, the Belgian authorities recognized the attack.