3 gunmen arrested, hostage safe after standoff in Belgium

December 15, 2014 11:44 AM

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3 gunmen arrested, hostage safe after standoff in Belgium

GHENT, Belgium – Belgian police arrested three men and safely recovered a hostage after gunmen stormed an apartment building in the western city of Ghent Monday.

The hostage was released unharmed, and authorities determined the incident was not an act of terrorism. There was heightened concern over the situation, since a gunman continued to hold an undetermined number of hostages in downtown Sydney, Australia Monday, and forced them to display an Islamic fla...

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