Last remaining seats to the Jpost 2017 Annual Conference! Get your special offer now

Brussels: US embassy evacuated; suspect vehicle checked

ByREUTERS
September 5, 2012 15:31

BRUSSELS - The US embassy in Brussels was evacuated on Wednesday while police investigated a suspect vehicle, officials and police said.

"I can confirm we have been evacuated. There was a suspect vehicle," said Viktor Sidabras, the spokesman for the US mission to the European Union. He said both the mission and the US bilateral embassy to Belgium had been evacuated.

Belgian news agency Belga said police closed several main routes out of the city and sealed off a security zone around the embassy.

Share this article via
from around the web
Related Content
Breaking news
April 28, 2017
Police arrest Palestinian female suspect at Kalandia crossing

By JPOST.COM STAFF

Top Stories
Israel Weather
  • 13 - 27
    Beer Sheva
    14 - 23
    Tel Aviv - Yafo
  • 13 - 24
    Jerusalem
    16 - 23
    Haifa
  • 22 - 33
    Elat
    16 - 31
    Tiberias