Brussels police announced that 50 more people were detained on Friday evening, in addition to 64 demonstrators who set fire to some vehicles in the city center on Thursday night and damaged the bus and tram stops by removing the cobblestones.
It was stated that these people were young people gathered in the region where the events took place the day before, and that the young people had “materials that could be used to harm the environment” on them. Police reportedly detained 50 people as a preventive measure.
A group gathered in the city center of Liege also demonstrated to support the protesters in France. It was stated that the demonstration passed without incident, but 30 people were taken into administrative detention.
Those detained by the Belgian police as a precautionary measure are released after being held in police stations for a short time.
In the Nanterre district, west of Paris, the capital of France, a young driver named Nael M. died as a result of the fire opened by the police on June 27.
Thereupon, many vehicles were set on fire, some public buildings were burned, and many workplaces were damaged in the events that started in many cities across the country, especially in the suburbs of Paris. It has been announced that approximately 1000 people have been detained in the events so far.