Shortly before 02:30 local time (00:30 UK time), a car rammed through three fences – then ‘one or more’ suspects reportedly detonated a bomb near the scientific laboratories
A manhunt is underway for suspects behind a bomb explosion at top crime labs in Brussels in the early hours of this morning.
A car rammed through three fences before the blast at the Belgium’s Institute of Criminology – setting fire to the building and causing extensive damage.
Police – who have been deployed in force in the area which is cordoned off – are hunting for at least one or more suspects who then detonated a bomb.
There were no casualties, Belgian media say.
Shortly before 02:30 local time (00:30 UK time), a car rammed through three fences, RTL Belgium reports.
“One or more” suspects then reportedly detonated a bomb near the laboratories.
Source: Bomb explodes at Brussels criminology institute, no casualties – UPDATE