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15 Nov 2020 | 11:35 AM UTC

Belgium: Police investigating shooting and stabbing incident in Brussels November 15

Police investigating a shooting and stabbing incident in Schaerbeek (Brussels) on November 15; avoid the area

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Event

Belgian police are investigating the circumstances around a shooting and stabbing incident in the Schaerbeek neighborhood of Brussels that left at least three people injured on Sunday, November 15. The incident reportedly took place near Josaphat Park and resulted in the hospitalization of two people for gunshot wounds and a third for stab wounds. The circumstances around the incident remain unclear, although social media sources allege that it was a score-settling attack.

A heightened police presence is likely in the area while police continue their investigations.  

Advice

Those in the affected areas are advised to monitor the situation and adhere to instructions issued by local authorities.

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