Policeman stabbed in central Brussels, police say motive unclear

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A policeman was stabbed in central Brussels early on Tuesday in what a local newspaper said was an apparent Islamist militant attack – though police said the motive was unclear.

The attacker wounded the officer outside the city’s main police station at around 5.30 a.m. (0430 GMT), a police spokeswoman said. The attacker was then shot and wounded by another officer, she added.

Belgian newspaper DH cited unnamed sources as saying the attacker shouted “Allahu akbar” (God is greatest).

“It is too early to say now what the motive was of the attacker. The investigation...


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Policeman stabbed in central Brussels, police say motive unclear


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