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Kathianne
03-15-2016, 10:56 AM
http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/paris-terror-attacks/belgian-media-gunfire-breaks-out-during-brussels-counterrorism-raid-n538756

Paris connection?

Kathianne
03-15-2016, 11:30 PM
http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/03/15/470537740/counter-terrorism-raid-in-brussels-sparks-gunfire-and-a-standoff



Counterterrorism Raid In Brussels Sparks Gunfire And A Standoff; 1 Suspect Killed


Updated March 15, 20168:21 PM ET


Police killed one suspect during an anti-terror raid in Belgium thought to be linked to last November's Paris attacks. The raid, led by French and Belgian police, turned into a standoff with suspects inside the apartment. During the operation, in which there were at least three bursts of gunfire, four officers were wounded.

Police killed "an unidentified individual wielding a Kalashnikov a gun used by some of the Islamic State militants in Paris," Reuters reports.

Two bursts of gunfire were reported around 3 p.m. local time, with the third reported more than an hour later. In the assault that occurred after 6 p.m. local time, one of the suspects was "neutralized," according to Belgian site RTL (http://www.rtl.be/info/regions/bruxelles/fusillade-en-cours-a-forest-les-policiers-sont-montes-sur-les-toits-audi-il-y-aurait-un-tireur-embusque%E2%80%94802261.aspx). Later it was confirmed that the suspect was killed.

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NightTrain
03-15-2016, 11:40 PM
And today, Belgium got just a little bit better.