Liege: Two police officers killed by lone gunman–Allahu Akbar!

What we know so far

  • The shooting happened at around 10.30 a.m. local time (08.30 UTC) near a cafe in the Boulevard d’Avroy, located in the administrative district of the city.
  • Two other officers were wounded.
  • La Libre Belgique newspaper quoted a police source as saying the gunman shouted Allahu Akbar — God is greatest in Arabic.
  • The shooter then fled to a nearby school where he took a woman hostage.
  • Broadcaster RTBF said the gunman was later shot dead by police.
  • The Belga news agency reported that the children from the school were quickly moved to a safe area.

http://www.dw.com/en/liege-two-police-officers-killed-by-lone-gunman/a-43971801

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