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Celebrators destroying the fire truck in Molenbeek, emergency services pelted with stones and fireworks
Brussels new year's night in Brussels is not without incident. In Molenbeek, a fire truck destroyed by “revelers” and elsewhere in the city were brandweermensen pelted with fireworks and stones, reports the Brussels fire brigade. The metro Black Ponds had just closed on the orders of the police, following incidents at the street level.

The fire brigade of Brussels last night, 83 time, to pluck up. In an intervention in Molenbeek is a fire truck pelted by “revelers”, reports the Brussels fire brigade. This example, the mirrors and the windshield. The present brandweerpersoneel hit not injured, but the Brussels fire brigade tilt heavily to the facts. She asks that the culprits are identified and prosecuted. The involved firemen and -women are internally collected.

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in Addition, there were also 3 brandweerinterventies where brandweermensen were victims of verbal and physical aggression. So they were under more with fireworks and stones pelted, giving them the place of intervention had to leave to the police was present to ensure safety. Also, for these facts will be the Brussels fire brigade lodge a complaint with the demand to prosecution.

There were also 248 medical interventions, of which 93 on the public roads and public places.


Antwerp offers the police a few dozens of interventions. The fireworks, where the range of 210,000 people were present, it is quite calm smoothly. However, there were throughout the night by some small interventions, such as small christmas trees that are on fire were inserted. A few cars were damaged by vuurwerkpijlen. On the Astridplein is a garbage bin explodes. Two people complained about buzzing ears and walked out of possible hearing damage.

In the centre, the police had to even intervene as party-goers at each other at the shoot were with vuurwerkpijlen, which fortunately is not injured. There was also a house “shot” with fireworks, without a lot of damage. A few small windows of buildings have been lost. During the night there were also a number of classic fights.

All together, fifteen persons administratively detained.

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