Migrant ‘youths’ in Brussels, Belgium rioted and pelted police with stones and heavyobjects on Friday night into Saturday afternoon. Initial reports suggest that the rioters may have even stolen a gun from a destroyed police vehicle.
The riots began in response to a fatal accident that occurred in Anderlecht, Brussels after a 19-year-old attempted to flee from a police check. After news about the accident had spread, migrant youths began encouraging one another on social media to take revenge on police, Flemish newspaper Het Nieuwsblad reports.
“Despite the lockdown and the ban on gatherings, social media had called for a Saturday afternoon meeting in Anderlecht,”said police spokeswoman Adeline Roty.
It wasn’t long…
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