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The Man Who Attacked The Belgian Parliament Detained In Brussels

The Man Who Attacked The Belgian Parliament Detained In Brussels

Police have arrested a 36-year-old man in Brussels who threw a Molotov cocktail at the Belgian Federal Parliament building, RTBF TV reported on Tuesday.

The detainee is suspected of belonging to supporters of far-right ideology, the channel notes with reference to its source.

No one was injured, and the material damage is assessed as minor. The incident occurred on Monday, July 27, in the afternoon.

This person is suspected by investigators of being linked to extreme right-wing ideologies. This is what RTBF learns from the right source.

The 36-year-old expressed himself on a social network before taking action. So, he attacked a symbol of democracy, in a very secure area. There are no casualties and little material damage. It appears that the explosive device did not fully trigger.

On the intelligence side, attention has been drawn for some time to the threat posed by the extreme right.