13 Dec '11, 11pm

17-month-old baby among 5 victims of lone Belgian gunman armed with grenades

17-month-old baby among 5 victims of lone Belgian gunman armed with grenades

Police stand next to evidence markers after an incident in Liege, Belgium, on Tuesday, Dec 13, 2011. Officials say an armed man who attacked people in a crowded square in the Belgian city of Liege on Tuesday had served time in jail for offenses involving guns, drugs and sexual abuse.They say he was on his way for police questioning when he launched the attack. -- PHOTO: AP LIEGE, Belgium (AFP) - A lone gunman armed with grenades opened fire on a square packed with children and Christmas shoppers in the Belgian city of Liege on Tuesday killing four people - including a 17-month-old baby. Officials named the gunman - who was also killed in circumstances that are not yet clear - as Nordine Amrani, 33, a known criminal who had already had around 20 brushes with the law, a source told AFP. Amrani, who was released on parole just over a year ago less than halfway through a sente...

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