Belgian soldiers shoot knife-wielding man in Brussels


Belgian soldiers shot a man who attacked them with a knife in Brussels on Friday, leaving him in a critical state in hospital, Brussels prosecutors said.

“With the identity that we currently have it is a 30-year-old man who is not known for terrorist activities,” a spokeswoman for the prosecution service said.

The soldiers were lightly wounded in the attack, one in the face, the other in the hand.

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