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.

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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.