Belgian PM says Charleroi attack appears to be terrorist incident

by Reuters
Saturday, 6 August 2016 18:25 GMT

LONDON, Aug 6 (Reuters) - Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel told broadcaster RTL on Saturday that a machete attack in Charleroi in which two police officers were wounded before the attacker was fatally shot appeared to be was a terrorist incident.

"Initial indications very clearly point towards terrorism," Michel told the television channel by phone. (Reporting by Foo Yun Chee; Editing by Hugh Lawson and Kevin Liffey)

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