2 arrested in Belgian August machete attack case

2 arrested in Belgian August machete attack case

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2 arrested in Belgian August machete attack case
Brussels, Dec 1 (AP) Belgian authorities have charged two people with terrorist offenses linked to a machete attack on two police officers earlier this year.
The federal prosecutor’s office announced today that two of six people detained earlier this week were charged with participating in a terror organization and attempted murder in a terror context.
A 33-year-old Algerian attacked and wounded two women officers with a machete at Charleroi’s police station on August 6. He was shot dead by a third officer.
On Wednesday, police detained six people and seized a number of knives in anti-terror raids linked to the August attack.
Three people were released; the case of one other is pending; and two a man and woman in their thirties — were arrested. (AP)
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