Major armed police operation in Brussels as officers ‘block gunmen in building’

Major armed police operation in Brussels as officers ‘block gunmen in building’
Major armed police operation in Brussels as officers ‘block gunmen in building’
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Published time: 22 Feb, 2018 12:49 Edited time: 22 Feb, 2018 12:54

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Major armed police operation in Brussels as officers ‘block gunmen in building’

Armed police and a helicopter have been deployed to a house in Brussels. At least one armed man is believed to be inside, according to local media.

The incident is taking place near a primary school attended by approximately 350 pupils. The children have been taken inside the building as a safety precaution.

A security perimeter has been established, with a witness telling RTL Info that police have ordered residents of the neighborhood to stay inside their homes.

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