Justice sees no terror motive in knife attack in Brussels metro

Justice sees no terror motive in knife attack in Brussels metro

The man who stabbed people with a knife at a Brussels metro station yesterday is suspected of illegal weapon possession and attempted murder. This was reported by the Belgian judiciary. Investigators are not assuming a terrorist motive for the suspect.

Yesterday, a 30-year-old man stabbed three people at a metro station at Schuman station in the European part of the Belgian capital. One of the three injured people is being treated at the hospital. 25 year old man. It was in mortal danger for a while, but not anymore.

The other two injured were discharged from the hospital. A 47-year-old woman and a 40-year-old man.

not extremist

The suspect was arrested by the Belgian police shortly after the incident. According to Belgian media, his name is Anwar H. Its identity is unknown. He will soon be examined by psychologists.

Flemish broadcaster VRT reported that he was not known as an extremist by the security services, but was recognized by the police. Among other things, he is said to use violence and threaten people in 2020.

This image shows police holding a man at gunpoint:

Source: NOS

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