News24.com | Belgium shooter was on police watchlist for Islamist contacts: probe source

A gunman who shot and killed two police officers on Tuesday and seriously injured a third was on a watchlist because of his s with radical Islamists, a source close to the investigation told AFP.

“He is suspected of having been radicalised (in prison) … He has been reported or presumed to be belonging to the entourage of an Islamist recruiter,” the source said on condition of anonymity.

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