Belgium: Two women officers and a civilian shot dead

  • Two female police officers and a civilian were shot dead by a man in the city of Liège in Belgium. The gunman also took a female cleaner hostage before being killed by the police. Though the motive behind this shooting is not clear, the incident is being considered as an act of terrorism. As per media reports, before dying, the man was heard shouting "Allahu Akbar". The mayor of Liège confirmed the death of the female officers in a press conference.