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Soccer match between Belgium and Sweden abandoned after deadly shooting in Brussels
A soccer match between host Belgium and Sweden has been abandoned at halftime after two Swedes were killed in a shooting in central Brussels before kickoff
BRUSSELS (AP) — A soccer match between host Belgium and Sweden was abandoned at halftime Monday after two Swedes were killed in a shooting in central Brussels before kickoff.
Fans remained inside the King Baudouin stadium after the European Championship qualifier was stopped and chanted “All together, All together!”
The match was being played around 3 miles (5 kilometers) away from the shooting. The teams were tied 1-1 at halftime.
Belgium's crisis center raised the level of threat in Brussels and its region to the maximum and asked citizens to avoid unnecessary travel.