Anti-Semitic announcements on SNCB train: Investigation launched
Thursday, 10 December 2020
Belgian train operator SNCB has launched an official investigation into an anti-Semitic incident on a train from Antwerp to Mechelen.
According to reports, 4 people had access to the intercom on the train, which they used to broadcast anti-Semitic messages to passengers. The precise details of the message have not been shared with the media.
Upon hearing the message, the train conductor informed Securail “but when they wanted to intervene at Mechelen station, the suspects started running,” explained Bart Crols of SNCB. “We started an investigation and of course strongly condemn the incident”.
The events took place on Wednesday at around 5:00 PM. No other information has been made available at this time.