BREAKING: Driver who killed 6 person at Belgium Carnival arrested

Belgium carnival car accident
Belgium carnival car accident

Information reaching has it that, the driver who drove into a Belgian carnival has been arrested by police.

We were also informed that another passenger have been arrested.

A car drove at high speed into a group of Belgian carnival performers who were preparing a parade early on Sunday, killing six people and seriously injuring 10 others, authorities said, saying the incident did not appear to be a militant attack.

“At this stage, there are no elements to suggest that the attack had a terrorist motive,” prosecutor Damien Verheyen told a news conference. Police denied media reports the car was involved in a high-speed chase.

The incident occurred in the southern Belgium village of Strepy-Bracquegnies at around 0400 GMT.

Jacques Gobert, mayor of the neighbouring town of La Louviere, said between 150-200 people were gathered to get ready for the annual folklore parade, involving costumes and drums, when the vehicle appeared.


UPDATE: 6 persons killed in Belgium Carnival car accident

Previous article

Breaking: 19-year-old student murdered at student halls named

Next article

You may also like


Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published.

More in News