Banker and family said gunned down in drive-by shooting

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It's thought shots were fired with an automatic weapon from the gunmen's car before it sped off.

The Daily Mail reports that a banker, his wife and their nine-year-old nephew have been gunned down in what is thought to have been in a drive-by shooting outside their home.

Benoit Philippens, a 37-year-old director at BNP Paribas Fortis, is thought to have been targeted by gunmen who were waiting near his house in the Belgian city of Vise.

Philippens and the boy were killed at the scene as the family pulled up on the driveway on Friday.

It's thought shots were fired with an automatic weapon from the gunmen's car before it sped off.

Authorities are said to have identified the murder weapon as a 9-mm pistol. They have yet to have establish a motive for the slayings.

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Horror as banker, his wife and nine-year-old nephew are assassinated in drive-by shooting outside their home in Belgium

 

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