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24 Dec 2018 | 02:26 PM UTC

Belgium: Gunshots reported in Brussels December 24

Belgium News Alert

Unidentified gunman fires gunshots at Brussels restaurant on Avenue Louise on December 24; remain vigilant

TIMEFRAME expected from 12/24/2018, 12:00 AM until 12/25/2018, 11:59 PM (Europe/Brussels). COUNTRY/REGION Brussels


An unidentified assailant fired several gunshots at a restaurant located on the Avenue Louise in Brussels in the morning (local time) of Monday, December 24. No casualties have been reported. A police operation is currently underway to search for the assailant who is reportedly on the run. The motive behind the incident remains unknown but is not considered terrorist in nature. A heightened security presence is expected in the vicinity of the attack.


Individuals in the area are advised to keep abreast of the situation and avoid the site of the incident.


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