Belgium building collapses in explosion (video)

Tuesday, 16 January 2018 - 9:16

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A blast has brought down a residential building in the Belgian city of Antwerp, injuring several people.

The origin of the explosion on the central street of Paardenmarkt is not clear. But police said they did not believe it was related to terrorism.

Three people have been removed from the rubble, including a child, police say. Three other buildings were also damaged in Monday evening's explosion.

Belgium has been on high alert since suicide bombings in Brussels in 2016.



Man rescued from building at the Paardenmarkt in Antwerp on 15 January 2018.

At least five people have been hurt in the explosion, with gas put forward as the likely cause



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