Man 'wearing explosive belt' shot by police at Brussels Central station

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Man 'wearing explosive belt' shot by police at Brussels Central station

Police in Brussels close roads following an incident at a train station
Belgian police shot a man wearing an explosive belt in Brussel's Grand Central Station. 

A witness told Agence France Presse that the suspect shouted "Allahu Akbar" before he was shot by soldiers who were on patrol at the time. Security forces evacuated people from La Grande Place within seconds following the incident
.A spokeman for belgian railway operation said a crowd in the station panicked and "ran for the tracks" following the incident.an also said that Train service at two other station in the capital,brussel south, and brussel north were also disrupted and was evacuated with immediate effect.
Bart Crols, a spokesman for the SNCN railway company, confirmed all rail traffic in the city has been suspended after witnesses tweeted a picture of a fire at Central Station.

A senior Belgian law enforcement official told the Politico website that a crisis meeting of top state officials was expected to start immediately.


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