Hundreds of people rioted in Brussels on Wednesday night over the death of a 23-year-old in police custody at the weekend, video from the scene shows King Philippe’s car being hit by projectiles as it passed through the area.
A police station was reportedly briefly set on fire during the unrest, which saw local streets vandalised, a police spokeswoman told the AFP news agency they had made several arrests and said four officers were injured. Police said about 500 people gathered Wednesday close to Brussels-North police station over the death of a person identified in Belgian media as Ibrahima B. The man was arrested on Saturday evening after fleeing police who were checking on a group suspected of violating local coronavirus measures.
Officials say he lost consciousness after being…
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