A Belgian police officer was killed Thursday in a knife assault in Brussels, authorities stated, with officers probing the motive of the assailant.
A judicial supply advised AFP there was “a suspicion” that terrorism might have been the explanation for the assault, however investigators have but to collect proof to substantiate it.
Native media reported that an assailant stabbed two officers within the space across the metropolis’s Gare du Nord railway station at round 1815 GMT earlier than being shot within the legs and stomach by one other police patrol.
One of many law enforcement officials reportedly died of his wounds after being stabbed within the neck and the opposite officer and perpetrator have been hospitalised.
“Our law enforcement officials threat their lives every single day to make sure the security of our residents. In the present day’s drama demonstrates this as soon as once more,” Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo wrote on Twitter.
“My ideas are with the household and buddies of the deceased officer. My honest hope is that his hospitalised colleague will probably be effectively.”
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