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Belgian authorities admit two-year-old girl was shot in the face by police

5 days ago   |   By The Guardian

Prosecutors confirm child found dead after police opened fire on van carrying refugees was killed by a gunshot wound The authorities in Belgium have admitted that a two-year-old girl who died after police opened fire on a van carrying migrants near Mons on Thursday was shot in the face. Prosecutors had initially denied the account given to the Guardian by relatives of the girl, called Mawda, suggesting instead that she had been taken ill or died as a result of erratic driving.
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Girl, 2, may have been shot dead by Belgian police

5 days ago   |   By Politico

A 2-year-old girl who died after a police chase in Belgium on Thursday was killed by a gunshot wound to the face, prosecutors said. They did not rule out that the bullet was fired by a police officer, according to local media .
The girl was in a van carrying Kurdish migrants that was pursued by 15 Belgian police cars from close to Namur to the village of Maisières, near Mons, just over an hour's drive to the east, where the van collided with another vehicle. Police said there were 26 adults and three children in the van, plus the body of the two-year-old.
An initial report from the...
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Two-year-old migrant girl is killed after being shot in the face during police chase in Belgium

Two-year-old migrant girl is killed after being shot in the face during police chase in Belgium

5 days ago   |   By Daily Mail

The police had opened fire to stop the van after a highway chase between Namur and Maisières, a suburb of the city of Mons, in southern Belgium.
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