Prosecutors: Suspect armed with Kalashnikov killed in Belgium raid

A suspect armed with a Kalashnikov rifle was killed during a police raid Tuesday in Brussels, prosecutors say in a statement, adding that the person has not yet been identified.

"The investigation is actively continuing, day and night, and it is not possible to currently give further clarifications, so as not to harm the investigation," the statement says.

Prosecutors will hold a press conference on Wednesday morning, it adds.

Last update: Tue, 15/03/2016 - 22:16

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