Man yelling 'Allahu Akbar!' wounds two Belgian police in machete attack

August 6, 2016 7:23 PM

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BRUSSELS A machete-wielding man yelling "Allahu Akbar!" (God is greatest) injured two female police officers before being fatally shot in the Belgian city of Charleroi on Saturday, in what the prime minister said appeared to be a terrorist act.

The attacker was shot by a third officer and subsequently died of his wounds, but the police officers were out of danger, police said.

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