According to the spokesman of the federal prosecutor’s office Eric Van Der Sypt provided initial details on the course of events.
He entered the Metro station of the Central Station at about 8.40 pm, descending directly to the feet of the escalators of the metros and after a few minutes At 20:44 tried to use a small suitcase which carried with him and which contained some small bottles of gas And nails.
The man blew up his suitcase, making a tiny sound and low fire without any damage or injury, then he reached the docks and tried a second time to explode it in a more violent way but to no avail apart Some low fire.
He later climbed into the hall before he was shot dead by soldiers and died on the spot. He was not wearing an explosive belt or a weapon.
The investigators searched his home during the night from Tuesday to Wednesday without finding any clue and the spokesman of the federal prosecutor’s office in Brussels declares that the assailant was not known for acts of terrorism