Police injured in anti-terror raid in Brussels

Three police officers were slightly injured when shots were fired during an anti-terror raid in the Belgian capital Brussels, an official has said.

Tuesday, 15th March 2016, 2:17 pm
Updated Tuesday, 15th March 2016, 2:21 pm
A Belgium police officer patrols the Grand Place in central Brussels, Belgium, in November when terror alerts where on their highest level. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

The exact circumstances of the incident, and whether the police officers were struck by bullets or injured in another way, were still unclear, the police official said.

Media reported that the anti-terror raid took place in the Forest neighbourhood, which is close to Molenbeek, home of several people involved in the November 13 attacks on Paris that killed 130 people.