‘Attempted terrorist murder’: Brussels suspect dies in hospital

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An attempted knife attack in Brussels was prevented last night after the suspect was shot by the soldiers he attempted to attack.

The attacker later died in hospital due to his injuries. 

The two soldiers who were attacked received superficial wounds. 

Belgium's federal prosecutors have said that they are treating the event as 'an attempted terrorist murder.'

The 30-year-old attacker reportedly shouted 'Allahu Akbar' twice during the attack, according to a spokesperson for the federal prosecutor. 

'All our support is with our soldiers,' tweeted Prime Minister Charles Michel. 

'Our security services remain on alert. We are following the situation closely.'

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