BRUSSELS, Feb 25 (KUNA) -- Belgian police have launched an operation targeting people involved in the recruitment of fighters to join the opposition ranks in the Syrian civil war, Belgian media Tuesday reported.
Twenty premises were raided in Brussels and elsewhere in Belgium and scores of people were detained but only 10 were arrested and others released. The suspects are expected to appear before a judge on Friday.
It was the second big operation in Belgium against the recruitment of Syria fighters. Some 150 detectives took part, said the reports.
Tens of Belgian Muslim youngsters are reported to have gone to Syria to fight against the Assad regime and 20 of them have lost their lives there. (end) KUNA 251714 Feb 14NNNN