Belgium vs Sweden: Man suspected of killing two people before abandoned Euro 2024 qualifier shot and arrested

Belgian Interior Minister Annelies Verlinden said Tuesday that "we have the good news that we found the individual". v The weapon believed to have been used in the fatal shootings before Belgium's match with Sweden on Monday night has been recovered, she said. "It seems indeed the suspect has been neutralised," the Belgian capital's mayor Philippe Close told BFM TV.

Belgium vs Sweden: Man suspected of killing two people before abandoned Euro 2024 qualifier shot and arrested

Belgium vs Sweden: Man suspected of killing two people before abandoned Euro 2024 qualifier shot and arrested

Manchester United and Sweden defender Victor Lindelof added: "We discussed the remainder of the match with the team and the Belgians. The conclusion was not to play anymore. The most important thing is that the supporters are safe now."

A post from the Swedish FA on the social media platform X, formerly known as Twitter, read: "Keep calm and take care of each other. Our thoughts go out to all the relatives of those affected in Brussels."

"The perpetrator targeted specifically Swedish supporters who were in Brussels to attend a Red Devils soccer match. Two Swedish compatriots passed away. A third person is recovering from severe injuries," De Croo said.

The shooting took place around 45 minutes before kick-off and three miles (5km) from the stadium.

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