Saturday, March 25th | 27 Adar 5777

Close

Be in the know!

Get our exclusive daily news briefing.

Subscribe
August 8, 2016 9:44 am

Machete-Wielder Shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’ Wounds 2 Police Officers in Belgium

avatar by News Editor

Email a copy of "Machete-Wielder Shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’ Wounds 2 Police Officers in Belgium" to a friend
ISIS claims responsibility for the machete attack in Belgium that injured two officers. Photo: Screenshot.

ISIS claims responsibility for the machete attack in Belgium that injured two officers, Fox News reported. Photo: Screenshot.

Two female officers were attacked and wounded by a man wielding a machete and shouting “Allahu Akbar” outside the main police station in the Belgian city of Charleroi on Saturday, police said.

The assailant was shot by a third officer and later died of his wounds, authorities said. The attacker’s identity and motive were not immediately known, Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel said, but added the “first indications” suggested it was an act of terrorism.

Read full story at NBC.

Share this Story: Share On Facebook Share On Twitter Email This Article

Let your voice be heard!

Join the Algemeiner

Algemeiner.com