Soldiers shoot the attacker down in Brussels

Soldiers shoot the attacker down in Brussels

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Patrolling soldiers Friday night around 20.20 a suspicious man in Brussels shot. According to the Belgian police, he has soldiers attacked with a knife. Two of them might be injuries.

The man died of his injuries, confirm the authorities.

“The young man is on foot and with a knife on two soldiers walked up. In the attack two soldiers slightly wounded hit, one on the hand and one to the face. In a reaction to the military man shot down”, says the Belgian Public Prosecutor.

The man has no history of terrorist offences, the authorities. On the Boulevard Emile Jacquemain, where the incident happened, is massive police presence.


According to the Belgian broadcaster RTBF would go to a 30 year old man from Somalia. He would make the two soldiers with a machete have attacked. The man would be “Allah Akhbar” have been called.

The situation is according to the police is now under control. The public transport network in the immediate vicinity is shut down. The police do research and treat the case as a terrorist attack.

Incident in #Brussels. Soldiers have individual neutralised. Situation is under control.


Time of placing
19:37 – August 25, 2017

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