Beligan police have thankfully gotten the situation under control by apprehending the gunman and rescuing the hostages.
Reports are coming through that at least 16 people have been taken hostage in a supermarket in the Forrest suburb of Brussels. Local media say that a man has a gun and has locked everyone inside.
Eyewitnesses say an attempted armed robbery went wrong and that the man panicked and ended up taking 15 people hostage. A police helicopter is hovering over the building and special armed units are currently rushing to the scene.
This story is developing.