Belgian media reported that in the confrontation between two gangs in the Wallonia city of Liège, one person was shot and killed last night. Two other people were injured and 28 people were arrested by the police. As a result, more than 100 men were arrested. At least one Kalashnikov was confiscated.
It is said that this was a quarrel between Chechens and Kurdish descendants on the outskirts of Bressoux. The police remain vigilant against possible retaliation. Calls for retaliation circulated on social media.
Meet with baseball bat
The violence in the suburbs began around 5 pm. A Chechen driver was seen by a group of masked men wearing baseball bats. A spokesperson for the Liege Prosecutor’s Office said: “The young man tried to drive away but was trapped in several parked cars. He was subsequently shot.” Destindade.
The victim was shot because of his injuries and died in the hospital. The age and place of residence of the man are still unknown. According to a local newspaper report, this would be a solution.
In the video on social media, gunshots can be heard and guns can be seen:
During the confrontation, a stone was also thrown on the windshield of the bus. It is understood that no one was injured. Due to the violence, bus traffic was temporarily diverted.
The VRT writes that it has already taken place in the fighting between Kurds and Chechens in the nearby city of Verviers. The police could not say with certainty whether there was a connection between this incident and the shooting. The police took additional measures in both places.