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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Belgium - Possible Terror attack avoided in Busiest shopping street of Antwerp.

Belgium - Possible Terror attack avoided in Busiest shopping street of Antwerp.(Standard) [GoogleTranslated].

Man arrested after he drove at high speed over the Meir.

Apparently Soldiers patrolling spotted the suspect vehicle, when trying to check the car the driver took off at high speed.

Around 11 pm a man was driving a high-speed vehicle over the Meir in which people had to hurry to avoid the vehicle, said police chief Serge Muyters. police noticed the vehicle and tried to stop it.
The driver ignored the control, drove through the red traffic light at the Meirbrug towards the quays. The rapid response team was called. At St. Michael's Quay, at the height of the Fortune Street, the vehicle and the driver was intercepted.
A perimeter was established around the suspicious car and the bomb squad came . IT's not said If anything suspicious was found in the car, 
The suspect, a man of North African origin, has been arrested. The federal judicial police department terrorism has taken over the investigation. "Possibly we may have avoided worse," said Mayor Bart De Wever.
Vigilance is raised in Antwerp. "This means, additional & Increased policing in areas with lots of people or other special places." 




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