A man killed himself using an explosive device in an empty soccer field in Verviers (Liège province) on Tuesday, July 31, around 09:00 (local time). No other casualties were reported. Security officials have blocked off the nearby street Rue du Panorama and evacuated residents while an investigation is conducted. Local authorities do not believe the bombing was a terrorist attack but a full investigation of the incident is underway.
Individuals in Verviers are advised to monitor the situation, report any suspicious activities, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.