Belgian police still hunting Jewish museum gunman

A family lights candles at the Jewish Museum, site of a shooting in central Brussels. Credit: Reuters

Belgian police are still hunting a gunman who shot dead two Israelis and a French woman at the Jewish Museum in Brussels, in an attack thought to be motivated by anti-Semitism.

Security around all Jewish institutions in Belgium was raised to the highest level following Saturday's shooting, while French authorities stepped up security after two Jews were attacked near a Paris synagogue.

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Jewish Museum suspect 'admits to killings'

The 29-year-old Frenchman arrested over the fatal shooting of three people at Brussels' Jewish Museum, has admitted to the killings, authorities said.