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    Roux: a man shot dead in the street

    There was a murder in Roux (Charleroi) in the early hours of Saturday morning. A pedestrian was shot dead. The perpetrators fled on foot, but no-one saw where they went.

    Emergency services say the murder took place on rue Major Housiaux in Roux at around 1am on Saturday. A pedestrian was shot several times.

    The victim was treated by emergency services at the scene. He was taken to hospital, but died a little while later.

    The Charleroi Prosecutor’s office is expected to examine the scene overnight. The motive is not known, and there are no suspects.

    Maria Novak (Source: Belga)