Grotesque: Toddler dies after being held out window during migrant smuggling van police chase

Grotesque: Toddler dies after being held out window during migrant smuggling van police chase
Belgian police (file image). (Screen grab of YouTube video)

[Ed. – This is just insane. What is the sense of importing this behavior?]

A two-year-old girl has died in Belgium from a gunshot wound to the head after reportedly being held out of the window of a van full of migrants to keep pursuing police at a distance.

The suspected people-smuggling vehicle was carrying 30 Kurdish migrants — 26 adults and four children — and had been chased for around an hour in southern Belgium, near the town of Namur.

According to local media, police are investigating if the child’s body was used to break the window of the van after officers found traces of skin on the broken glass.

The girl, who had been with her mother, died in an ambulance on the way to a hospital, and an autopsy later revealed that she had died from a gunshot wound to the cheek.

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