December 13th, 2011
11:08 AM ET

4 dead in grenade, gun attack in Belgium

[Updated at 11:08 a.m. ET] Two teenagers and a woman died in a gun and grenade attack in the Belgian city of Liege in which the attacker also died, police said in a news conference Tuesday.

The attacker had been asked to come into the police station for an interview on charges related to drug trafficking and arms possession, the police spokeswoman said.

[Updated at 9:33 a.m. ET] A grenade attack in the eastern Belgian city of Liege left at least two people dead and 64 injured Tuesday, a spokeswoman for the governor of Liege province said.

Police are searching for at least one suspect, spokeswoman Katrin Delcourt said.

A source close to the government, who asked not to be named because he was not authorized to speak to the media, told CNN that a man had thrown explosives in a city center square, Place Saint Lambert.

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  1. Curious

    I think the chemicals in the foods and water we drink are driving some people to do batshet crazy things.

    December 13, 2011 at 1:19 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Curious

    Like starting an international drug and arms trade. Just sayin'.

    December 13, 2011 at 1:20 pm | Report abuse |
  3. THE ONE AND ONLY DRAKOREX1

    IS THAT YOU PHILIP THE CHEMICALTHING KINDA STUCK OUT?

    December 13, 2011 at 4:04 pm | Report abuse |
  4. starviego

    Operation GLADIO has returned to Belgium in a big way.

    December 13, 2011 at 4:58 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Bugs Ears

    @ Chrissy 😉 you get a gold star!!!! your AWSOME!!!! yes! you got that one down. I personally can't wait.

    December 13, 2011 at 7:22 pm | Report abuse |
  6. s kel

    Oh hell those damn Belgiums are not so inocent. Im looking at my belgium made FN 9mm browning.

    December 13, 2011 at 8:46 pm | Report abuse |
  7. chrissy

    @ bugs ears, we all gotta believe in something good or whats the point. Helps that one of my dearest friends is a pastor tho! 🙂 he helps me understand things in the bible better.

    December 13, 2011 at 9:39 pm | Report abuse |
  8. Bugs Ears

    That would be the MOST important thing you can do in life... To bring Gods's word to people. 🙂

    December 13, 2011 at 9:52 pm | Report abuse |
  9. Bugs Ears

    And yes God IS good! Nite Chrissy 🙂

    December 13, 2011 at 9:54 pm | Report abuse |
  10. chrissy

    good nite to you also!

    December 13, 2011 at 10:14 pm | Report abuse |
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