Belgium: Bomb scare puts Brussels shopping centre on lockdown, suspect arrested

A man believed to have been carrying explosives was arrested following a bomb scare at a shopping mall in Brussels on Tuesday morning.

Bomb disposal teams rushed to the scene at City2 shopping center in the Belgian capital, with the surrounding area put on lockdown. According to police reports, the man was detained at 5:30am local time (03:30GMT). A meeting between Belgium Prime Minister Charles Michel and the national crisis response center has been called in response to the incident.

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By: PressTV (18789.60)

Tags: Belgium, Brussels, Bomb scare

Location: Brussels, Belgium