A massive police action in the center of Brussels on Sunday night is underway and the police have asked the media not to transmit the details of the operation.
The police closed a few streets near the central city square of Grand Place and invited residents to move away from the windows. There are many heavily armed cops and soldiers in the streets, and the city is being driven by helicopters.
The police have asked the media not to disclose details of the operation.
Belgian authorities decided on Sunday evening to maintain the level of alert in Brussels at the highest possible level because of the possibility of terrorist attacks, which is why no underground railroad will run on Monday, and all schools in Brussels will be closed.
"We exploit attacks like those in Paris, which means that some individuals could carry out the attacks in Brussels at several places and at the same time," Prime Minister Michel said after the meeting of the National Security Council.
Belgian authorities have introduced 4 this weekend in Brussels. the highest level of alert, while the rest of the earth remains at 3 on a ladder of four.
On Saturday and Sunday, the subway stations were closed, as well as shopping malls and most shops and bars in the city center.
Michel repeated that "there are indications that the targets of the attack could be shopping centers and streets with a greater concentration of trade."