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Religion of Peace: Islamic State Claim Belgium Machete Attack

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(AFP) — The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Sunday for an attack that wounded two policewomen in the Belgian city of Charleroi, saying the machete-wielding assailant was a “soldier” of the group.

Quoting an unidentified source, the IS-linked Amaq Agency said Saturday’s attack came “in response to calls to target citizens” belonging to countries in a US-led coalition bombing IS in Syria and Iraq.

The assailant died on Saturday after being shot by officers. Police said on Sunday he was a 33-year-old Algerian with the initials K.B. – READ MORE

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