Shooting in Jewish Museum

26th May 2014, Comments 0 comments

The Brussels judicial authorities have said that Saturday's shooting in the Jewish Museum is probably a terrorist attack.

The case is being transferred to the federal judicial authorities.

Meanwhile, the search for the attacker is still going on. UN chief Ban Ki-Moon said that he is "shocked" by what happened.

Three people were killed in the shooting: two Israeli tourists and a women working for the museum as a volunteer.

A fourth victim sustained heavy injuries and is is still in a life-threatening condition, although his condition stabilised last night, spokeswoman Ine Van Wymersch of the Brussels judicial authorities explained.

Meanwhile, the search for the attacker is still going on.

Belgian police launched a public appeal to boost their investigation.

CCTV footage was released showing the attacker.

If you have any information that could serve as a lead, please contact the police on the free telephone number 0800 30 300.

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon told reporters he is shocked by the attack on the Jewish Museum in Brussels.

He reiterated his strong condemnation of all types of racial discrimination, xenophobia and intolerance as he pointed to the fact that "the location of the attack suggests an anti-Jewish motivation."

Ban Ki-Moon expressed his confidence in the Belgian judicial authorities to bring the right people to justice. / Expatica

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