A policeman has been stabbed near tourist area,Grand Place in Brussels.
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.