BRUSSELS (Sep. 13)
The Ministry of Defense has ordered a company of 150 paratroopers to Brussels International Airport to insure against possible terrorist attacks, the Defense Ministry announced yesterday. It said it ordered the commando unit to be permanently stationed at the airport, in addition to the 150 usual security guards, at the request of the Ministry of the Interior. The Minister of Interior is due to appear before a Senate commission tomorrow and explain some of the security measures which Belgium intends to impose throughout the country.
A Gaza military tribunal passed life sentences today on two 23-year-old terrorists convicted of murdering members of a rival terrorist group.