Belgian police find suspect package on Brussels bus as Obama visits

Belgian police said they had found a suspicious package on a public bus in Brussels and had called in the bomb squad to investigate on the day of the visit of U.S. President Barack Obama.

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The package was found in the north of Brussels, about three kms (two miles) from the headquarters of NATO. Obama was due to hold talks with NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen later.

"We have closed off the surrounding area, which is our standard procedure in such cases," a spokesman for Brussel police said.

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