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brussels -- soldiers shot a suspect after a small explosion at the central brussels train station tuesday night, a spokeswoman for the city prosecutor's office said. it appeared no one else was injured and the damage was limited, ine van wymersch told vrt network. it was not clear if the suspect survived. national newspaper la libre belgique quoted the brussels prosecutor's office as saying the suspect was wearing a backpack and an explosive belt. photos posted on social media showed a small fire in the station. brussels police said via twitter that there was "an incident with an individual at the station. the situation is under control." they asked the public to follow police instructions. belgian police report that an incident occurred at brussels central station prompting an evacuation,






reports of an explosion and shooting near central railway station in brussels


a railway station in brussels was evacuated tuesday after police “neutralized” a suspect wearing an explosive belt.belgian police confirmed there was a small explosion in the brussels central station, but said there did not appear to be much damage done. the cause of the explosion is unknown.abc reported that one suspect was shot by belgian soldiers. no other casualties have been reported.local media reported that witnesses saw a man lying on the ground with wires coming out of his clothing.belgian police said the situation is now under control.two suicide bombers killed 32 people in the belgian capital on march 22, 2016. watch live video, courtesy of abc news, below:






explosion rocks brussels train station, one suspect shot


an explosion rocked the central train station in brussels on tuesday and a man was shot by police during the incident, prosecutors told belgian media.the incident took place around 1900 gmt, causing the city’s gare centrale to be evacuated. the nearby grand place, a major tourist destination, was also evacuated.“a crowd panicked in the station and ran for the tracks after an incident,” said arnaud reyman, spokesman for infrabel, the belgian railway operator.firemen were called to the scene after a report of a small explosion, rtbf broadcaster reported.the incident in belgium comes a day after a man mowed down muslims near a mosque in london, and a radical islamist on a terror watch-list rammed a car laden with weapons and gas into a police vehicle in paris.brussels has been on high alert s






reports: explosive noises heard at brussels train station


brussels — belgian media are reporting that explosion-like noises have been heard at a brussels train station, prompting the evacuation of a main square.broadcaster rtl quoted fires services spokesman pierre meys confirming that some kind of an explosion had happened in the city's central station on tuesday. meys could not say what had caused the blast.he could only confirm that firefighters were at the scene.brussels police said via twitter that there was "an incident with an individual at the station. the situation is under control."they asked the public to follow police instructions.the belgian capital's grand place, a major tourist site, was evacuated along with the station about 200 meters (656 feet) away.belgium has been on high alert since suicide bombers killed 32 people on the bru






reports: explosive noises heard at brussels train station


belgian media are reporting that explosion-like noises have been heard at a brussels train station, prompting the evacuation of a main square.broadcaster rtl quoted fires services spokesman pierre meys confirming that some kind of an explosion had happened in the city's central station on tuesday. meys could not say what had caused the blast.he could only confirm that firefighters were at the scene.brussels police said via twitter that there was "an incident with an individual at the station. the situation is under control."they asked the public to follow police instructions.the belgian capital's grand place, a major tourist site, was evacuated along with the station about 650 feet away.belgium has been on high alert since suicide bombers killed 32 people on the brussels subway and at an a






belgian media report explosion-like noises heard at brussels train station


brussels -- belgian media report that explosion-like noises have been heard at a brussels train station. a main square has been evacuated.belgian police report that an incident occurred at brussels central station prompting an evacuation, the reuters news agency reports. media in belgium say police "neutralized" a person wearing an explosive belt, according to reuters. officials said that the station is under control.the associated press is reporting that broadcaster rtl quoted fires services spokesman pierre meys confirming that some kind of an explosion had happened in the city's central station on tuesday. meys could not say what had caused the blast, but that firefighters were at the scene.grand place, a major tourist site, was evacuated along with the station about 656 feet away, ap r






man shot in brussels rail station amid bomb belt claims


media playback is unsupported on your devicemedia captionpolice arrive after explosion in brussels central train stationa man has triggered a small explosion in brussels central station, a spokesman for the belgian federal police told the bbc.the man was shot by soldiers inside the station and no-one else is believed to have been injured. police say the situation is under control. the station and the city's grand place were evacuated.in march 2016, 32 people died in attacks on brussels claimed by the islamic state (is) group.according to belgian newspaper la libre, quoting prosecutors, the man who was shot was wearing a rucksack and a bomb belt.he detonated a device when he attracted the attention of soldiers in the station, the paper says. several belgian media outlets quote witnesses as






brussels station evacuated after reports of explosion


brussels central station has been evacuated after reports of an explosion, with belgian police saying the situation is under control.a person wearing an explosive belt was "neutralised" inside the station, belgian media say.the city's grand place was also evacuated.in march 2016, 32 people died in attacks on brussels airport and the metro system which were claimed by the islamic state (is) group.'explosion heard' at .






ten dead after explosion rocks russian subway train


an explosion rocked a metro station in the russian city of st. petersburg.       






reports: ten dead after explosion rocks russian subway train


an explosion rocked a metro station in the russian city of st. petersburg.       






troops 'neutralise' person at brussels central station | news


belgian soldiers guarding the central train station in brussels have "neutralised" a person after a small explosion, according to police.there were no other casualties and the situation was under control, police said on tuesday."there was an accident at central station. there was an explosion around a person. that person was neutralised by the soldiers that were on the scene," a police spokesman said."at the moment, the police are in numbers at the station and everything is under control."it was still unclear what might have caused the blast.brussels has been on high alert since suicide bombers struck the city's airport and metro in march 2016, killing 32 people and injuring hundreds more.the islamic state of iraq and the levant (isil, also known as isis) group claimed the attacks, which w






police: amtrak conductor shot by passenger in naperville, man in 70s held


an amtrak conductor was shot tuesday afternoon at the downtown napervillemetra station by a passenger firing from the train window who is now in custody, naperville police cmdr. lou cammiso said.the suspect is a wisconsin man in his 70s who shot the conductor as he stood on the train platform, cammiso said. a gun has been recovered, he said.the conductor, an amtrak employee, suffered an "non life-threatening gunshot wound,'' according to a statement from amtrak.he was was alert and conscious when police arrived at the station and taken to edward hospital in naperville, said the commander.police do not yet know a motive for the gun attack. the suspect is being held at the naperville police station.“the conductor had stepped off the train and when the suspect reached through the window and s






'it’s crazy, plum crazy': sisters see amtrak conductor lying on naperville platf


an amtrak conductor was shot tuesday afternoon at the downtown napervillemetra station by a passenger firing from the train window who is now in custody, naperville police cmdr. lou cammiso said.the suspect is a wisconsin man in his 70s who shot the conductor as he stood on the train platform, cammiso said. a gun has been recovered, he said.the conductor, an amtrak employee, suffered an "non life-threatening gunshot wound,'' according to a statement from amtrak.the wounded conductor, 45 and of homewood, suffered a single gunshot wound to the torso, cammiso said. he was was alert and conscious when police arrived at the station and taken to edward hospital in naperville, said the commander.police do not yet know a motive for the gun attack. the suspect is being held at the naperville police






'it’s crazy, plum crazy': sisters see amtrak conductor lying on naperville platf


an amtrak conductor was shot tuesday afternoon at the downtown napervillemetra station by a passenger firing from the train window who is now in custody, naperville police cmdr. lou cammiso said.the suspect is a wisconsin man in his 70s who shot the conductor as he stood on the train platform, cammiso said. a gun has been recovered, he said.the conductor, an amtrak employee, suffered an "non life-threatening gunshot wound,'' according to a statement from amtrak.the wounded conductor, 45 and of homewood, suffered a single gunshot wound to the torso, cammiso said. he was was alert and conscious when police arrived at the station and taken to edward hospital in naperville, said the commander.police do not yet know a motive for the gun attack. the suspect is being held at the naperville police






passenger train derails near brussels, several people hurt


brussels — a passenger train has derailed close to brussels, and a belgian train official says several people have been injured.frederic petit of the infrabel rail service told the vrt network that the accident saturday occurred as the train left the leuven station at slow speed in the direction of the belgian capital.emergency services were immediately called to the scene. the first photos of the accident showed one passenger car lying on its side. it was too early to say exactly how many people were injured.all train traffic in and out of leuven, 20 kilometers (12 miles) east of brussels, was interrupted.






munich police woman shot by suspect who grabbed her gun near germany subway stat


berlin -- a police officer was shot in the head after a man grabbed her service pistol and opened fire, also injuring two bystanders, in an incident at a munich subway station early tuesday morning, police said.the officer's injuries were considered life-threatening, while those to the two bystanders shot at the unterfoehring station were less serious, munich police spokesman marcus da gloria martins said.the suspect was seriously injured by gunfire, he said."there was one suspect and we've got him," da gloria martins told reporters at the scene.authorities do not believe the incident had to do with terrorism, and that the suspect appeared to have acted out of "personal" reasons and not with political or religious motivations, da gloria martins said.police had been called to the subway sta






passenger train derails near brussels; 1 killed, 20 hurt


brussels — a passenger train derailed and flipped on its side saturday near brussels, killing one person and injuring up to 20 others, a belgian official said.leuven mayor louis tobback said the person who died in saturday's accident most likely might not have been on the train itself but caught on or near the rails. the accident occurred early in the afternoon as the train left the leuven station at slow speed in the direction of brussels airport and the belgian capital.photos of the accident showed one passenger car lying on its side. tobback said most of the injured were only slightly hurt.all train traffic in and out of leuven, 20 kilometers (12 miles) east of brussels, was interrupted by the derailing.authorities launched an investigation into the cause of the derailing, which was not






st petersburg metro explosion suspect 'from central asia'


media playback is unsupported on your devicemedia captionfootage shows passengers leaping from the wreckage in the minutes after the blastthe man suspected of killing 11 people in a st petersburg train is in his early 20s and from central asia, russian media report.at least 45 people were also injured in the explosion between two underground stations on monday afternoon.an explosive device was later found and made safe at another station nearby.the interfax and tass news agencies said the suspect had been identified, but there are conflicting reports as to whether he was a suicide bomber.prime minister dmitry medvedev said in a facebook post earlier that the explosion was a "terrorist attack".an anti-terror investigation has been opened, but other possible causes are being investigated.wha






police seek man suspected of yelling gay slurs, punching passenger at bart stati


san francisco — police were searching for a suspect who punched a man and yelled gay slurs at him monday night at the powell street station.the incident is considered a hate crime, police said. it happened around 11:22 p.m. when a male victim whose age was not released was standing on the platform at the station.according to police, another man walked up to the victim and began harassing him with gay slurs. he then punched the victim in the face, police said.the suspect then boarded a train bound for the pittsburg/bay point station while the victim contacted the station’s agent. police intercepted the train at the macarthur station but couldn’t find the suspect.police did not release a detailed description of the suspect. anyone with information can contact police at 510-464-7000.






wisconsin man charged with shooting amtrak conductor at naperville station


an amtrak passenger shot a conductor tuesday while the train was stopped at the metra station in downtown naperville, police cmdr. lou cammiso said.the suspect, a wisconsin man in his 70s, fired from a train window at the amtrak employee, who was on the platform, cammiso said. the suspect, who...an amtrak passenger shot a conductor tuesday while the train was stopped at the metra station in downtown naperville, police cmdr. lou cammiso said.the suspect, a wisconsin man in his 70s, fired from a train window at the amtrak employee, who was on the platform, cammiso said. the suspect, who... (bill bird)






blast on russian subway kills 10, injures 50; 2nd bomb found


st. petersburg, russia — an explosion ripped through a subway train in the russian city of st. petersburg on monday, killing at least 10 people and injuring 50 others, the city's governor told russian television. the blast came as russian president vladimir putin was visiting the city, his hometown.witnesses on the subway said the blast spread panic among passengers, who ran toward the exits.putin, speaking from constantine palace in st. petersburg, said investigators were looking into whether the explosion on the train was a terror attack or if there might have been some other cause. he offered his condolences to the families of those killed.there was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast.within two hours, russia authorities found and deactivated another bomb at a separate bu






amtrak conductor shot at suburban chicago train station


naperville, ill. -- authorities say an amtrak train conductor was shot at a train station in the chicago suburb of naperville. naperville police say a wisconsin man in his 70s fired from inside the train after the conductor stepped onto a platform from the southwest chief headed to chicago from los angeles. the unidentified conductor was struck in the stomach. naperville deputy fire chief andrew dina says the victim was taken to a hospital. no information was given on the man's condition, but police say he was conscious and alert. in a statement, amtrak said the conductor sustained a non-life-threatening wound. police cmdr. louis cammiso says passengers held the alleged shooter until police arrived and took him into custody. "i just know the conductor stepped off the train on the platform,






police officer, others injured in munich subway shooting


berlin — a police officer was shot in the head after a man grabbed her service pistol and opened fire, also injuring two bystanders, in an incident at a munich subway station early tuesday morning, police said.the officer's injuries were considered life-threatening, while those to the two bystanders shot at the unterfoehring station were less serious, munich police spokesman marcus da gloria martins said.the suspect was seriously injured by gunfire, he said."there was one suspect and we've got him," da gloria martins told reporters at the scene.authorities do not believe the incident had to do with terrorism, and that the suspect appeared to have acted out of "personal" reasons and not with political or religious motivations, da gloria martins said.police had been called to the subway stat






deadly explosion rocks st. petersburg subway, russian officials say


st. petersburg - an explosion monday afternoon ripped through a subway train in the russian city of st. petersburg, killing at least 10 people and injuring 50 others, the spokesman for the city's governor told russian television. the blast came as russian president vladimir putin was visiting the city, his hometown.putin, speaking from constantine palace in st. petersburg, said investigators were looking into whether the explosion was a terror attack or if there might have been some other cause. he offered his condolences to the families of those killed.most popularthere was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast.the unidentified explosive device went off at 2:20 p.m. on a train that was leaving the technology institute station and heading to the sennaya square station, russia'






explosion on st. petersburg subway kills at least 10, injures 50; bomb deactivat


warning: disturbing imagesan explosion ripped through a subway train in the russian city of st. petersburg on monday, killing at least 10 people and injuring 50 others, the city’s governor told russian television. the blast came as russian president vladimir putin was visiting the city, his hometown.witnesses on the subway said the blast spread panic among passengers, who ran toward the exits.putin, speaking from constantine palace in st. petersburg, said investigators were looking into whether the explosion on the train was a terror attack or if there might have been some other cause. he offered his condolences to the families of those killed.there was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast. russian news reports say that a security camera has caught a person who could be respo






the latest: putin lays flowers to honor subway blast victims


st. petersburg, russia — the latest on the explosion on a train in the russian city of st. petersburg (all times local):11:35 p.m.russian president vladimir putin has brought flowers to honor the victims of a subway train explosion in st. petersburg.looking somber, putin laid a large bunch of red roses outside the subway station where the mangled train arrived moments after an explosive device went off in one of its cars on monday afternoon.authorities say the blast killed 11 people and wounded more than 40 othersrussian state television showed putin placing the flowers at an improvised memorial near the technological institute station entrance. the russian leader walked away to his car without speaking to the media.earlier in the day, putin said law enforcement agencies and intelligence s






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download download brussels travel guide ''brussels handy guide '' provided as a free app. offer tourist information and maps of brussels such as brussels restaurant, brussels attractions map and entrance fee with operation hour- offer hotel price compare in brussels area- brussels transport guide- train, tram, buses and metro in brussels - dutch speaking guide.






ten dead after explosion rocks russian subway train


several metro stations across the city were shut down following the blast in st. petersburg.       






7 injured in random ax attack at duesseldorf train station; 1 arrest


a man was arrested after injuring seven people with an ax at the main train station in duesseldorf, germany on thursday in what appeared to be a random attack, police said.officers were alerted about an attack shortly before 9 p.m. (2000 gmt), prompting a large-scale police response."a person, probably armed with an ax, attacked people at random," police said in a statement. seven people were injured, three of them seriously. the statement said police are investigating whether the suspect attacked passengers on a commuter train as well.the suspected attacker was arrested after jumping off an overpass near the train station, the statement said. the 36-year-old man, described as being from "the former yugoslavia" and living in the nearby city of wuppertal, suffered serious injuries and was b






at least 10 dead, 50 hurt in russian subway explosion, russian officials say


st. petersburg - an explosion ripped through a subway train in the russian city of st. petersburg on monday, killing at least 10 people and injuring 50 others, the city's governor told russian television. the blast came as russian president vladimir putin was visiting the city, his hometown.witnesses on the subway said the blast spread panic among passengers, who ran toward the exits.most popularputin, speaking from constantine palace in st. petersburg, said investigators were looking into whether the explosion on the train was a terror attack or if there might have been some other cause. he offered his condolences to the families of those killed.there was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast.within two hours, russia authorities found and deactivated another bomb at a separat






deadly explosion rocks st. petersburg subway, russian officials say


st. petersburg - the latest on the explosion on a train in the russian city of st. petersburg (all times local):3:55 p.m.most popularandrei kibitov, spokesman for the st. petersburg governor, has told russian television 10 people have been killed and 50 injured in the subway explosion.in moscow, deputy mayor maxim liksutov told the interfax news agency that moscow authorities are tightening security on the subway in the russian capital.___at least 10 people were killed monday in an explosion on the subway in st. petersburg, russian news agencies reported.president vladimir putin, who was visiting the city on an unrelated trip monday, said investigators were looking into whether the explosion was a terror attack or if there might have been some other cause. he offered his condolences to the






male shot at train station near vista


a male was injured in a possible gang-related shooting at the buena creek train station near vista wednesday night, sheriff’s officials said.the shooting at the sprinter train station on buena creek road at south santa fe avenue was reported about 9 p.m. the gunman fired five rounds at the victim, who was wounded in the abdomen and shoulder, sheriff’s detective john taylor said in a statement.medics took the victim to a trauma center. he is expected to survive, taylor said.deputies suspect the shooting was gang-related. they had only a vague description of the gunman, who wore dark clothes and a bandanna across his face.breeze bus routes 305 and 332 were disrupted during the investigation. according to the north county transit district, sprinter service ended about 9:30 p.m.and the last tr






man shot at train station near vista


a man was wounded in a possible gang-related shooting at the buena creek train station near vista wednesday night, sheriff’s officials said.the shooting at the sprinter train station on buena creek road at south santa fe avenue was reported about 9 p.m. the gunman fired five rounds at the victim, who was wounded in the abdomen, shoulder and arm, sheriff’s detective john taylor said in a statement.medics took the victim, in his 30s, to a trauma center. he is expected to survive, taylor said.deputies suspect the shooting was gang-related. they had only a vague description of the gunman, who wore dark clothes and a bandanna across his face.taylor said there were one or two witnesses at the station at the time, but they didn’t hear or see much. he planned to view security camera video to see i






russia probes 'suicide bombing' on st petersburg metro | russia news


police are hunting for clues after a bomb blast tore through a subway train in st petersburg, killing at least 11 people and wounding more than 40.there was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, which came while president vladimir putin was visiting the city, his hometown. the explosion occurred in mid-afternoon on monday as the train travelled between stations in the centre of the city.news reports initially said police were searching for two suspects, but the interfax news agency later cited unspecified sources as saying police now suspect the blast was the work of a suicide bomber linked to "radical islamists".deadly blast rocks st petersburg metrothe national anti-terrorism committee said it was looking for the "perpetrators and organisers of the terror attack".amateur v






russia probes 'suicide bombing' on st petersburg metro | russia news


police are hunting for clues after a bomb blast tore through a subway train in st petersburg, killing at least 11 people and wounding more than 40.there was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, which came while president vladimir putin was visiting the city, his hometown. the explosion occurred in mid-afternoon on monday as the train travelled between stations in the centre of the city.news reports initially said police were searching for two suspects, but the interfax news agency later cited unspecified sources as saying police now suspect the blast was the work of a suicide bomber linked to "radical islamists".deadly blast rocks st petersburg metrothe national anti-terrorism committee said it was looking for the "perpetrators and organisers of the terror attack".amateur v






russia probes 'suicide bombing' on st petersburg metro | russia news


police are hunting for clues after a bomb blast tore through a subway train in st petersburg, killing at least 11 people and wounding more than 40.there was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, which came while president vladimir putin was visiting the city, his hometown. the explosion occurred in mid-afternoon on monday as the train travelled between stations in the centre of the city.news reports initially said police were searching for two suspects, but the interfax news agency later cited unspecified sources as saying police now suspect the blast was the work of a suicide bomber linked to "radical islamists".deadly blast rocks st petersburg metrothe national anti-terrorism committee said it was looking for the "perpetrators and organisers of the terror attack".amateur v






shuttered rosenwald schools still have lessons to teach


helen hill, 63, a former student at the acworth rosenwald school, at her former school house in acworth, georgia on friday, april 4, 2008.(p o: erik s. lesser, for usa today)generations of black children across the south received progressive educations in a rosenwald school during the segregation era.about 5,000 state-of-the-art rosenwald schools were constructed from 1913 to 1932, the fruit of a collaboration between booker t. washington and philanthropist julius rosenwald, part-owner of sears, roebuck & co.their goal: improve public education for black children. by 1928, rosenwald schools served 1 in 3 rural black children across a 15-state region of the south.“when (rosenwald) expanded the mail-order business, he be e the bill gates of his day. and also, being a jewish american, he