Man killed after knife attack on soldiers in Belgium
Two soldiers who were on a patrol in Brussels, Belgium, got attacked by a man with knife and received minor wounds. Later man was shot and killed.
According to Brussels prosecutor’s spokeswoman, incident is being declared as terror attack. She said man before attacking yelled “Allahu Akbar” (God is great).
The man was known to police for minor crimes and had no terror links.
Terror attacks alert has been active for years now. Last year’s March, synchronized attacks at the Brussels airport and metro station resulted in 31 people dead and more than 300 injured. Than in last June’s Brussels transit station, failed bombing terrorist attack suspect was fatally shot.
Belgium has highest per capita income in European Union. Large number of Belgians have joined ISIS and other terror groups based in Syria and Iraq as a result country has become center of attention for counterterrorism officials.