Belgium hostages freed, suspect arrested

10/18, 8:31 PM (Source: TeleTrader.com)

All 15 hostages have been freed from a Carrefour supermarket in Forest, Belgium, where they were held hostage by an armed man on Tuesday, according to Belgian VRT. Nobody was wounded during the incident.

RTBF reported that the perpetrator was arrested by the authorities. Belgian media suspects the hostage situation was a result of an attempted robbery rather than an act of terrorism.

Teletrader Newsroom / NP