Two People Injured In Shooting In Center Of Brussels - Police


Two People Injured in Shooting in Center of Brussels - Police

BRUSSELS (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 16th September, 2018) Two people have suffered injuries in a shooting that took place in the center of the Belgian capital of Brussels, and police are currently looking for the attackers, Ilse Van de Keere, a spokeswoman for the police department of the Brussels' municipality of Ixelles, told Sputnik on Sunday.

"This morning, the police responded to a call concerning shots at the Croix de Fer street. Two people have suffered injuries, one of them had a leg injured, the other one was wounded by glass fragments, they have been taken to hospital.

The attackers there might have been five or six of them got away in a car. Investigation is underway, we are looking for the suspects," Van de Keere said.

According to her, the prosecutors are investigating the matter, and it is too early to discuss the motives of the crime yet.

A traditional Car Free Sunday is currently underway in Brussels, which means that from 9:30 a.m. until 7 p.m. local time (from 07:30 until 17:00 GMT) car traffic is banned in the city, except for the urgent services.

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