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2 Cops Killed in Belgium While Trying to Stop Yet Another Muslim Terror Attack

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Two policemen were killed in a shootout in the Belgian city of Liege, police are taking into account that it could possibly be a terroristic act, RTBF reported on Tuesday.

According to the RTBF broadcaster, an armed man has shot two police officers at the Cafe des Augustins. He then fled and took hostage a housekeeper at Waha High School. The police are at the scene and have intervened in the situation. A passerby has also lost his life. Earlier reports said that the gunman had also been killed in the shootout.

Belgium terror prosecutors have taken over Liege shooting case, according to an official cited by AFP.

Liege Mayor Willy Demeyer, however, said on his Twitter page that the gunman had been detained and the situation stabilized.

Liege city administration confirmed to Sputnik that the gunman has been killed.

The country’s Interior Minister Jan Jambon reported that the crisis center of the Belgian Federal Public Service has been convened to look into the incident.

“Our thoughts are with the victims of this horrible act. We are in the process of establishing an overview of exactly what happened,” Jambon wrote on Twitter.

​Belgian police and military have been on alert since suicide bombers killed 32 people at the Brussels airport and subway system in 2016.


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