Woluwe Shopping Center received a bomb alert on Friday, May 10. Following the alert, the mall was evacuated around 18:00. According to Commissioner Stroobans of the Montgomery police zone, the evacuation took until approximately 18:00.
Only an hour later, at 19:00 the shopping center Docks Brussels received a similar bomb threat. Therefore, Docks Brussels had to be evacuated as well.
A similar situation went down at the Westland Shopping center of Anderlecht. The building did not have to be evacuated as it was almost closing time. They did not allow more customers to walk in.
As police arrived at the scene, there is heightened security. Further detailed controls will be taking place tomorrow morning before opening times.