The Prime Minister of Belgium Charles Michel said that the attack on the police in Charleroi, in which two people were injured, is probably a terrorist attack. He told about it during telephone conversations the broadcasting company RTL.
“The first signs very clearly indicate terrorism,” said Michelle (quoted by Reuters).
The incident occurred earlier in the evening. The man, armed with a machete, was able to enter the protected area police station and shouting “Allahu Akbar” attacked the guard. The victims were hospitalized.
The law enforcement officers managed to shoot the assailant and later from the received traumas he has died. The Minister of internal Affairs of Belgium Jan Jambon, in his Twitter called the attack “immoral act” and supported the families and colleagues of the victims.
The terrorist threat level in Belgium is stored on the third, penultimate level, according to RTBF. Prime Minister Charles Michel will convene on Sunday the national security Council. He also plans to meet with police Charleroi.
In the capital of Belgium, March 22, was a double terrorist attack. First, at Brussels airport, two explosions occurred. Then came the explosion in the city centre at metro station “Maelbeek”. Killing 30 people and dozens were hospitalized.
Responsibility for the incident was assumed banned in the Russian terrorist group “Islamic state”.