The Belgian Prime Minister has expressed his shock after three people were reportedly killed in a shooting near the Jewish Museum in the capital, Brussels.
Elio Di Rupo tweeted: "Shocked by events in Brussels.
"My sincere condolences and my support to the families of the victims and their relatives
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The boy was found unconscious and in cardiac arrest and was rushed to hospital where he died.
The victim, who was wearing her uniform at the time, was found knocking on doors nearly four hours after she was abducted.
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