Two female officers were attacked and wounded by a man wielding a machete and shouting "Allahu Akhbar" outside a police station in the Belgian city of Charleroi on Saturday, police said.
They said in messages posted on Twitter that the attacker was shot and later died of his wounds. The attack occurred in front of Charleroi police station.
A police officer reached by telephone declined to make further comments. According to RTBF state broadcasting, one officer suffered severe injuries to her face while her colleague was slightly injured. It said a third officer shot the assailant.
Both officers are "out of danger," Charleroi police said Saturday evening on Twitter.