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. banasy©

    What the hell?

    BELGIUM??

    December 13, 2011 at 9:44 am | Report abuse |
  2. Brooks

    Yeah, seriously whats going on? Who the hell would do this?

    December 13, 2011 at 9:58 am | Report abuse |
  3. MW

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-16161746

    December 13, 2011 at 10:20 am | Report abuse |
  4. DD

    I keep asking, and asking, and asking... Who in hell would do this ANYWHERE?? I say, just stop.

    December 13, 2011 at 10:35 am | Report abuse |
  5. Michel

    More information (in English) about the attack in Liège (Belgium) on the Belgian news site "De Redactie": http://www.deredactie.be/cm/vrtnieuws.english/news/111213_Attack_Li%25C3%25A8ge

    December 13, 2011 at 10:42 am | Report abuse |
  6. chrissy

    Told ya time and again banasy...WORLD WAR THREE!

    December 13, 2011 at 11:00 am | Report abuse |
  7. JF Mous

    According to local media, he was in the courthouse, not police station...

    December 13, 2011 at 11:16 am | Report abuse |
  8. banasy©

    @chrissy:
    Perish the thought!

    December 13, 2011 at 11:40 am | Report abuse |
  9. BOMBO

    Where does one buy a grenade in Belgium?

    December 13, 2011 at 11:45 am | Report abuse |
    • Maria

      Well, they did say the guy was supposed to appear for charges related to arms trafficking. I suspect if anyone knew where to buy grenades he would.

      December 13, 2011 at 12:07 pm | Report abuse |
  10. saywhat

    So far it appears that this perp was connected to drug & arms trafficking. More info has still to come out.

    December 13, 2011 at 12:41 pm | Report abuse |
  11. Bugs Ears

    We are living WWW 3 now, Then peace will be declaired by man without Gods help. THEN, crap will hit the FAN and Jesus will take over for enternity! Yaaaaaa 🙂

    December 13, 2011 at 12:44 pm | Report abuse |
  12. Andreas Moser

    I hate Christmas too – http://andreasmoser.wordpress.com/2010/12/13/why-i-hate-christmas/ – but I wouldn't go THAT far.

    December 13, 2011 at 12:54 pm | Report abuse |
  13. chrissy

    @ bugs ear,actually Gods Kingdom will soon remove all the governments of this world, and it itself will replace all of them (Daniel 2:44)

    December 13, 2011 at 1:04 pm | Report abuse |
  14. banasy©

    *Sigh*

    December 13, 2011 at 1:14 pm | Report abuse |
  15. I wonder

    Who would win a fight between Jesus and Buddha.

    December 13, 2011 at 1:17 pm | Report abuse |
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