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Belgian police shoot, wound knife-wielding assailant

Belgian police have shot and injured a man after he attacked one of the officers with a knife in a northern neighborhood of the capital city, Brussels.

Brussels police spokeswoman Ilse Van De Keere said on Monday that “the man attacked one of our colleagues with a knife.”

Ms. Van De Keere said that a second officer shot the attacker and “seriously wounded him.”

She said that the full details of the incident were not yet clear.

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