In Brussels, the police opened fire on the driver who tried to run
MOSCOW, 24 Jun — RIA Novosti. Police in the Brussels commune of Molenbeek was forced to open fire on the vehicle in which the driver tried to run over the guards, according to the publication Libre.
According to the newspaper, police were patrolling the area of the station “Brussels-West” (Bruxelles-Ouest). They were going to check the documents of the driver of the Mercedes. When the guards approached the car, he “took off”.
“They managed to jump aside and was not injured. They responded quickly, twice shot”, — quotes the edition the statement of the local Prosecutor’s office.
It is reported that the car was probably stolen license plate. The driver managed to escape from the scene.
Molenbeek-Saint-Jean is one of the 19 municipalities composing the Brussels-capital region. In this community lived a terrorist who tried on Tuesday to arrange an explosion at the Central station of the Belgian capital.