“The drug policy in our country has failed. We are in a crisis situation similar to the one after the 2016 terrorist attacks. It is time to convene the National Security Council.” That is the conclusion of VTM crime journalist Faroek Özgünes after the shooting in Merksem, in which an eleven-year-old girl died. “The first drug murder in Antwerp,” says Özgünes to HLN LIVE.