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Brussels Residents Tweet Out Optimistic Cat Memes In Response To City Wide Terror Threat

Brussels Residents Tweet Out Optimistic Cat Memes In Response To City Wide Terror Threat

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In National unsettling news, Brussels, Belgium was issued the highest level terror alert this past Saturday (11/21), and advised citizens to stay inside as a police-imposed lockdown took hold of the city. Citizens were urged not to use social media that connected them to their whereabouts, as one of the Paris attackers was/is suspected to be on the loose in Belgium. Upon police request for citizens to stay inside and not tweet their whereabouts, even under threat of attack, the people of Belgium began posting cat pictures on Twitter.

This looks to be the first cat-related #BrusselsLockdown tweet:

Then it was followed by:  

Asked not to tweet details of anti-terrorism raids, Belgians tweet things like this instead: #BrusselsLockdown pic.twitter.com/wY1ft3KLUj — max seddon (@maxseddon) November 22, 2015

May the US remember this in our next time of crisis.

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Bloomberg: BRUSSELS EXTENDS LOCKDOWN AS U.S. ISSUES TERROR ALERT The World Post: BRUSSELS AT HIGHEST TERROR ALERT OVER 'SERIOUS AND IMMINENT THREAT'

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