Two killed in Brussels shooting

AFP , Monday 16 Oct 2023

Two people were killed during a shooting in Brussels on Monday evening and the suspect was on the run, the Belgian capital's prosecutor's office said.

Shooting in Brussels
This photograph shows the police perimeter at the site of a shooting incident in the Ieperlaan - Boulevard d Ypres, in Brussels, on October 16, 2023. Two people were killed during a shooting in Brussels on October 16, 2023 evening and the suspect was on the run, the Belgian capital s prosecutor s office said. AFP

 

The alleged gunman in a fluorescent orange jacket fled the scene after using an automatic rifle, according to a video shared by the Flemish newspaper Het Laatste Nieuws.

A spokeswoman for the prosecutor's office said an investigation had been opened but did not speculate on the gunman's motive.

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