Brussels troops stop alleged attacker near Grand Place tourist attraction

Brussels troops stop alleged attacker near Grand Place tourist attraction

"There was an attack against a soldier in Brussels", federal police told AFP.

According to RTBF, the attacker was a Somalian man, who shouted "Allahu Akbar" during his assault.

Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel also tweeted that "all our support is with our soldiers".

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The attacker is still alive but is in a critical condition, Belgian prosecutors said.

The police said it was too early to know whether it was terror related.

The attack is being treated as terrorist incident, the prosecutor's office said.

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The Flemish outlet cites radio reports which suggest one of the slain man's victims is critically injured. "Our security services stay vigilant and we monitor the situation closely", he said. It was already blocked by police at the scene and there was a man lying on the ground.

Images showed police have sealed off a main street near the main Grand Place tourist attraction.

Brussels has been on high alert since a series of suicide bombings at the city's airport and on its metro system killed 32 people in March 2016.

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Soldiers and extra police have been deployed at public buildings and around large gatherings for more than a year.

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