Jul 13 2016
Several cars were destroyed after they burst into flames tonight in the Brussels business district of Saint Gilles amid fears of a possible terror attack.
UK Daily Mail (h/t Marstar) Early reports suggest that there may have been up to three blasts, although there has been no official confirmation of a terrorist explosion.
Several cars have been destroyed been destroyed with video posted on social media showing pictures of a large fire. There are no reports yet of what caused the blaze and despite the extensive damage, they are not believed to have been as a result of a terrorist attack. (As they always say before it turns out to be)
Local newspaper HLN.BE reported that eight cars had been destroyed in the incident although nobody was killed or injured.
Fire officers soon had the incident under control, according to local reporters. However the cars affected suffered substantial damage and the cause of the blaze is currently under investigation.
Belgian authorities told local media that they do not believe the incident was a terrorist attack. (Isn’t that what they always say nowadays?)