Armed man shot by police in Belgium

Armed man shot by police in Belgium

An armed man has been shot several times by police in the Belgian city of Ghent.

Police were called in following reports that a man was wandering the streets armed with a handgun.

They opened fire after the man refused to lay down the weapon.

It is unclear at this point if the incident was terrorism-related.

Belgium is on high alert since the Brussels airport attack in March.

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