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Policeman stabbed near Grand Place in Brussels

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The incident happened near tourist area Grand Place
The incident happened near tourist area Grand Place   -  
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A policeman has been stabbed near the Grand Place in Brussels.

The victim is in hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The attacker was shot and has serious injuries.

Belgian Interior Minister Jan Jambon described the pre-dawn incident as a "cowardly act against our policeman".

Justice Minister Koen Geens said investigators were looking into all motivations for the attack, including links to extremist groups.

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