Thousands remember Belgian attack victims

December 20, 2011 4:19:53 AM PST
Thousands have gathered at a remembrance ceremony for the victims of last week's hand grenade and automatic rifle attack that left five dead in the central square of one of Belgium's biggest cities.

Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo and Crown Prince Philippe stood with the Liege mayor Tuesday in a silent, solemn ceremony on the same cobblestones where three hand grenades spilled blood and bullets pockmarked the gray stone exactly a week ago.

Investigators are still looking for clues why Nordine Amrani, a 33-year-old with a history of lawbreaking, swept into the city center to unleash his rampage that killed four people and wounded 123 others. He committed suicide immediately after the attack.

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