News Karnataka
Friday, September 29 2023

Brussels: Six people injured after van drives into Brussels cafe

Six people injured after van drives into Brussels cafe
Photo Credit : IANS

Brussels: A van drove into a cafe in Brussels, injuring six people, the fire department of the Belgian capital has confirmed.

The incident took place around 1 p.m., on Thursday, said Walter Derieuw, spokesman for the firefighting and emergency medical assistance service (Siamu).

“A delivery-type van entered via rue Saint-Michel, turned around in this same street and rushed towards the terrace of an establishment,” said mayor of Brussels Philippe Close (PS) while visiting the scene of the incident.

Six people suffered minor injuries, but did not require hospitalisation, reports Xinhua news agency.

According to police, the vehicle was found nearby but the driver was not present.

Belgian newspaper DH reported that a suspect had been arrested on Friday afternoon in the Antwerp region.

The driver’s motive remains unknown.

An investigation into the incident has now been opened, the Brussels public prosecutor’s office has confirmed.

Share this:
Support NewsKarnataka's quality independent journalism with a small contribution.

How useful was this post?

Click on a star to rate it!

Average rating 0 / 5. Vote count: 0

No votes so far! Be the first to rate this post.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.
Editor's Pick

Find the best odds at 10Cric and IPL Betting 2023! Signup today and get up to a 100% deposit bonus.

To get the latest news on WhatsApp