Belgian police have arrested a terror suspect who planned to blow himself up during a Euro 2016 match, it has been claimed.

 

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The 20-year-old man was allegedly detained following a dramatic two-hour operation carried out by special forces in Verviers, a city on the east of the country close to the border with Germany, reports the Mirror .

 

The suspect may have had plans to carry out a suicide attack on fans during the Belgium versus Hungary game at the Euro 2016 tournament on Sunday.

 

He planned to blow himself up in a fanzone where thousands are watching games on the big screens, the channel claims.

 

A witness said: “It looked like Baghdad here”.

 

The man is now being interviewed by police.