BREAKING: Shooting in Belgium Related to Paris Terrorist Attack

PolitiChicks.comFrom Brussels, Belgium:  There’s a police raid in Verviers, Belgium (about an hour past Brussels, very close to the German border.  A gun battle going on, reportedly related to the Paris terrorist attack.  Reports are mixed, but at least two are dead and one critically wounded so far.  I’m not able to get full story as news is in Flemish here, of which I do not speak.

As I reported earlier today, the guns related to the Charlie Hebdo jihadist attack in France were bought in Belgium.

Stay tuned for updates.

 

Shannon Grady

South Carolina Politichick Shannon Grady came to the staff in late 2013 with experience writing political pieces on US foreign, domestic, and education policy for SGPAction.com. Shannon has also been a guest commentator on The PonyTail Patriot BlogTalkRadio show. Shannon brings a unique perspective to European politics as she is able to cover events happening across Europe from the heart of the EU, while living in Brussels, Belgium. Her articles include original coverage of the Memorial Day events at Flanders Field, Belgium and the 70th anniversary D-Day events in Normandy, France. Shannon has a BA in History from the University of South Carolina, a Masters from Webster University, and recently finished her doctorate program at Liberty University where she focused on Educational Leadership and Administration. She currently teaches online AP courses in Macro and Micro Economics and AP US history. She is the wife of active duty Army officer LTC Matthew Grady who is currently assigned to NATO in Belgium and the mother of one rambunctious little boy. Follow Shannon on Twitter: @SGPAExPat

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