On the early morning of 29 August 2016, multiple individuals rammed a van into the entrance of the Brussels National Institute of Criminology building and set its laboratories on fire. The fire caused extensive damage to the laboratories and the rest of the building but there were no injuries in the attack. Witnesses to the arson attack heard multiple explosions and feared there was a bomb used. Brussels police have not confirmed that a bomb was used in the attack. At least five people were arrested after the attack. The Brussels police could not confirm whether the attack was terrorism related or a criminal act.

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  • Het Nationaal Instituut voor Criminalistiek en Criminologie (NICC) is een Federale Wetenschappelijke Instelling die valt onder de Federale Overheidsdienst Justitie en is gelegen in Neder-Over-Heembeek. Naast forensische wetenschappelijk onderzoek wordt er ook de nationale DNA-databank beheerd. (nl)
  • On the early morning of 29 August 2016, multiple individuals rammed a van into the entrance of the Brussels National Institute of Criminology building and set its laboratories on fire. The fire caused extensive damage to the laboratories and the rest of the building but there were no injuries in the attack. Witnesses to the arson attack heard multiple explosions and feared there was a bomb used. Brussels police have not confirmed that a bomb was used in the attack. At least five people were arrested after the attack. The Brussels police could not confirm whether the attack was terrorism related or a criminal act. (en)
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  • On the early morning of 29 August 2016, multiple individuals rammed a van into the entrance of the Brussels National Institute of Criminology building and set its laboratories on fire. The fire caused extensive damage to the laboratories and the rest of the building but there were no injuries in the attack. Witnesses to the arson attack heard multiple explosions and feared there was a bomb used. Brussels police have not confirmed that a bomb was used in the attack. At least five people were arrested after the attack. The Brussels police could not confirm whether the attack was terrorism related or a criminal act. (en)
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