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    Shooting in Turkish Cafe in Belgium's Antwerp Kills 1, Injures 2 - Reports

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    The nature and circumstances of the incident are unknown at this point. According to the VRT TV station, there are tensions between the Turkish and Kurdish communities in this area of the city.

    At least three people were wounded as a result of a shooting that took place in the Belgian city of Antwerp, VRT reported. One of them has died as following the shooting. Two other people were reportedly taken to a nearby hospital with severe injuries.

    Police have cordoned off the area where the incident occurred, according to the broadcaster.

    The VRT broadcaster also said that two people, believed to have been father and son, were arrested in connection with the shooting. The investigation into the case is underway.

    The reasons behind the shooting are not immediately clear. However, as VRT noted, there are some tensions between Turkish and Kurdish communities in this area of the city.

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