Did opening locks too late lead to ‘accidental homicide’ in floods in Belgium? | Abroad

Or, to make it concrete, have people died unnecessarily because the locks at the Eupen reservoir and the Gileppe dam were opened too late and too abruptly? Because many residents of the hard-hit municipalities of Verviers, Pepinster, Trooz, Ensival, Vaux-sous-Chèvremont and Chaudfontaine still do not want the water to rise so quickly only because of downpours.

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