Police Block Building in Brussels, Gunmen Allegedly Inside – Representative

Police Block Building in Brussels, Gunmen Allegedly Inside – Representative
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Sputnik/ Europe15:47 22.02.2018(updated 16:06 22.02.2018) Get short URL
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Police have blocked off a building in the Brussels commune Fora with several gunmen allegedly inside.

“A special operation is being carried out. There may be one or more armed people in the house,” commune representative told Sputnik. 

There are police helicopters in the sky cordoning off the territory. 

The incident is reportedly taking place near a primary school attended by approximately 350 students. The children have been taken inside the building as a safety precaution.

Police are recommending residents of the neighborhood to stay inside their homes.

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