Riots and violence escalate in Belgian Muslim suburb after police attempt arrest

On Friday afternoon, when police went to arrest a Muslim man in the Flanders suburb of Muelenberg which is considered a "no-go zone" by the Belgium authorities, they were met by fierce resistance from the family and friends of the suspect, which spilled out into the street, and as a result the suspect was able to escape. That night, police returned with 80 officers, and were pelted with rocks. Five Muslims were arrested along with the suspect. There are ongoing riots and one Officer has been critically injured as a result of a fractured skull.