Two Belgium police officers attacked outside station with machete

TWO BELGIUM police officers have been attacked outside a station today by a person wielding a machete shouting “Allahu Akbar”.

The attack happened in the city of Charleroi, and comes just a few months after co-ordinated terror attacks in Brussels which left 35 dead.

The person who attacked the police officers was shot and wounded by a third officer. They are still alive and are in custody.

Police in Charleroi tweeted: “Two police officers injured by machete in front of police by someone shouting Allah Akbar.”Individual was shot but is alive.”

Witnesses said they heard gunshots at around 4pm local time near the Charleroi police station.The area has been sealed off.

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