Brussels: Police officer stabbed in knife attack

Tuesday, 20 November 2018 14:37

A police officer was stabbed in a knife attack on Tuesday in Belgium's capital, according to local media reports.

The knife attacker stabbed the police officer outside the police station at central Brussel's Grand Palace -- the city square.

Police officers shot and wounded the attacker at the scene.

The police officer who was transferred to the hospital has no life-threatening injuries, while the attacker is seriously injured.

While the investigation into the attack continues, no further statements were made on the reason behind the attack.