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Belgium: Online donations multiply for man whose car was torched by rioters

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Belgium: Online donations multiply for man whose car was torched by rioters

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An electrician whose car was torched by anti-austerity rioters in Brussels on Thursday is celebrating a happy ending.

A well-wisher set up a crowdfunding page to raise cash to replace the destroyed vehicle and allow its owner, Abdeslam Gharrafi, to carry on working.

A 2,000 euro target was set but online solidarity has proved strong – with more than 17,000 euros donated!