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Brussels knife attacker shot by soldiers in Brussels has died: prosecutors
August 25, 2017 / 8:59 PM / 2 months ago

Brussels knife attacker shot by soldiers in Brussels has died: prosecutors

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A man shot on Friday after attacking two soldiers with a knife in Brussels has died, Belgium’s federal prosecutors said, adding they were treating the event as an attempted terrorist murder.

A spokeswoman for federal prosecutors said the man had shouted “Allahu Akbar” (Arabic for “God is Great”) twice during the attack.

The soldiers sustained light injuries.

Reporting by Philip Blenkinsop writing by Robert-Jan Bartunek; editing by Andrew Roche

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