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Family drama in Charleroi

22 February 2007

BRUSSELS — In Lernes, a municipality in Fontaine-L’Evêque, a shooting took place on Thursday morning at the Rue du Coq. The shooting was caused by an argument in a local family, De Standaard reports.

According to the police, the father shot at his wife and his two children. The wife is reported dead. One of the children was wounded, the second child was unhurt.

The information has not been officially confirmed yet.

The federal police have shut down the neighbourhood.

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Subject: Belgian news