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April 2, 2002
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Vandals firebombed a synagogue in Brussels, causing damage inside but no injuries. Eyewitnesses quoted by Reuters said two areas of the building on the first floor were slightly damaged by fire, which burnt the floor and some benches, but did not harm any holy books. Police were posted around the clock at the synagogue in Brussels’ Anderlecht district following the attack Sunday night. The Belgian government insisted the Middle East crisis should not spill over into Jewish and Arab communities in Belgium.

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