Soldiers and policemen stand guard the Boulevard Emile Jacqmain in the city centre of Brussels on August 25, 2017, where a man is alleged to have attacked soldiers with a knife and was shot.

A knife-wielding man attacked a soldier in Brussels on August 25, 2017, before being "neutralised" by troops present at the scene, Belgian authorities said. Belgian media reported that the man, who was rushed to the hospital after the attack, had attacked two soldiers injuring one in the face and the other in the hand.
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