Belgian attack: 123 hurt

2011-12-13 22:47

Liege - A Belgian police official says the number of people injured and wounded in Tuesday's attack in the eastern city of Liege has risen to 123.

Four people died in the attack, including the assailant, whom police said had a criminal record.

The 33-year-old attacker threw hand grenades into a crowd in a central square and also fired with an automatic weapon.

The police official spoke on condition of anonymity because of department regulations.

  • emile.eley - 2011-12-14 06:10

    Just goes to show that evil is universal. This is lunacy on a monumental scale.

  • malcolm - 2011-12-14 06:54

    @Sean. In this case, just as in the many other cases he has been implicated in, we will assume he is innocent until proven guilty. It does not mean he is innocent though.

      Ian - 2011-12-14 07:26

      the coward killed himself, thats proof enough for me

  • Natalie - 2011-12-14 07:04

    He's a sick ass with no respect for life. Let him rot in hell.

  • Lisa - 2011-12-14 07:28

    everyone is somebody`s baby,yes!what happens in between the time of an innocent babe to who and what u are,as an adult..? that is the question!does society/family and our goverments/social services provide enough support to those who don`t have the character to overcome the set of circum. that fate dealt them?the old nature versus nurture debate yes.and so the buck will be passed by the failure to put the taxpayer!s money where the political mouth is.. sela

  • Niki - 2011-12-14 08:32

    Almost everyone seems to miss the point that this happened in Belgium. It is not the result of South African politics/demography/social issues. Geddit?

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