Police knifed in Belgium attack

“BRUSSELS, Oct 5 (Reuters) – Two police officers were stabbed in Brussels on Wednesday in what prosecutors said could have been a terrorist attack.

According to public broadcaster VRT, one officer was stabbed in the neck and another in the stomach. The attacker then broke the nose of a third policeman who had arrived on the scene.

The attacker, identified as 43-year-old Belgian Hicham D., was shot in the leg and taken away by ambulance, prosecutors said in a statement, adding that the police officers’ wounds were not life-threatening.

“The provisional results of the investigation indicate that it could be a potential terrorist attack,” federal prosecutors said without elaborating further.”

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