Man Wearing Salt- and Cookie-Filled ‘Bomb Belt’ Shuts Down Central Brussels
A man claiming to have been kidnapped and outfitted with a bomb belt shut down a section of central Brussels during the Tuesday morning rush hour but a bomb squad found only salt and cookies in the belt, the Brussels prosecutor’s office said.
The man, identified only as J.B., was taken in for questioning. Prosecutors said he had a criminal record and a history of psychiatric problems.
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