Belgium detains four people linked to failed Brussels bomb attack

A Belgian soldier stands guard in central station in Brussels, Belgium on June 21, 2017.
A Belgian soldier stands guard in central station in Brussels, Belgium on June 21, 2017.PHOTO: REUTERS

BRUSSELS (REUTERS) - Belgian authorities investigating Tuesday's attempted bomb attack on Brussels'Central Station said they had detained four people after a series of house searches in the Belgian capital late on Wednesday (June 21).

A judge ordered four house searches in different Brussels districts, including the Molenbeek district where bomber Oussama Zariouh, federal prosecutors said in a statement.

The judge will determine on Thursday whether to extend their detention.