BELGIAN POLICE ARREST MAN TRYING TO DRIVE INTO CROWD IN ANTWERP

Brussels, – A suspected has been arrested in Belgium after he allegedly tried to drive a car into shoppers on a pedestrianized street.

Terrified pedestrians had to jump out of the way as the car entered the De Meir shopping street in Antwerp at high speed on Thursday.

The suspected driver, who was wearing camouflage, was later arrested by police, local media reported.

“Different arms were found in the boot – bladed weapons, a riot gun (rifle) and a container of liquid that is still unidentified,” the federal prosecutor’s office said in a statement.

“The suspect is born on May 8, 1977, of French nationality and a resident of France,” the statement said.

The incident came a day after an attack near the British parliament killed three people plus the attacker. (QNA)

Source: Qatar News Agency

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