At least four people are reported dead and dozens to include a 2-year-old girl were injured after a gun and grenade attack in Belgian city of Liege.

Reuters has reported that the gunman was among the four who died. He was identified by Belgian press agency Belga as 32-year-old Nordine Amrani, according to Reuters.

The Washington Post has reported that Belgian news site has said that Amrani is an author who was recently sentenced to 58 months in prison for possession of weapons and cultivation of cannabis plants.

Reports are that he opened fire and threw explosives on a city center square where a Christmas market was being held.

According to the BBC, 47 people were wounded in the incident.

That report also noted that doctors are trying to save the life of an 18-month-old boy while six others are said to be in serious condition.

Explosives experts are investigating the scene, according to the BBC.