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#Belgium #Brussels – Terror threat level stays at 3. Government will not be communicating today. #Turkey #Eskisehir – Turkey arrests #IS terrorist behind Iraqi PM murder plot – https://t.co/fCJoTroUYV #Egypt #Rafah – 1 police officer killed after terrorists tried to attack El-Masora Check. (Sinai News) #UK #London – Man armed with sword attacks police officer outside #BuckinghamPalace – https://t.co/dfjiogqv2S
** Man has been arrested on suspicion of GBH and assault on police: Metropolitan Police
** Man was stopped in possession of a knife. 2 officers lightly injured when trying to arrest him. Were not taken to hospital.
** Metropolitan Police press release – https://t.co/Izx9zm6lk1
#Belgium #Brussels – Man shot down by soldiers. Allegedly tried to attack them.
** 2 soldiers lightly injured. Attack happened Boulevard Emile Jacquemain.
** Important deployment of security forces. Current scene.
** Just 3 days ago, a jihadi
#Telegram channel was inciting for vehicular attacks less than 1 in away from this scene.
** Area completely sealed. Screens are being put up around scene of attack. (Pic: La DH)
** RTBF (state broadcaster) reports the assailant is a Somali, approx 30 years old, who was shouting allah akbar.
** 1 soldier sustained injuries to the hand, another to his face.
** Part of the avenue where the attack took place is sealed off. Residents can go home, but with police escort.
** Federal crisis center communicates situation is completely under control.
** Attacker is in life threatening condition
** Federal prosecutor is taking over investigation, meaning terrorist motive is at least suspected.
** Mayor Close says it is an isolated incident. Federal prosecutor investigating. (Pic: TOI)
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** Police sealing the scene
** Molotov cocktail thrown @ police station yesterday – https://t.co/LBBrG9iFIz
** Attacker has now died. Federal prosecutor working with “attempted terrorist attack”.
** Somali attacker born in 1987. Investigation opened for attempted murder in terrorist context.
** Man, named only with his initials A.H., comes from
#Bruges and is originally from Somalia.
** Acc to local media, the attacker wasn’t known for terrorism, but for assault and battery. Man was legally in Belgium.
** Crisis Center’s press release in Dutch – https://t.co/62xybXl4C5
** Crisis Center’s Press release in French – https://t.co/h6z2ViJ1FZ
** Attacker also had a fake gun and 2 Qurans on him: federal prosecutor.
** The attacker, originally from Somalia, came to Belgium in 2004 and was given Belgian nationality in 2015: prosecutor.
#Egypt #AlArish – Explosion heard in El-Safa district. #VaticanCity – Vatican prepared in case of Barcelona-style attack: Swiss Guard chief – https://t.co/WLjwhcZpNp #France #Trappes – 3 Moroccan nationals extradited due to their links to the radical Islamist scene – https://t.co/VnsULTpqXr #Egypt #Sinai – Egyptian army kills 6 militants, wounds 4 in North Sinai: Spox – https://t.co/LGGMEK83Cu #Netherlands #Amsterdam – Amsterdam to take extra measures against terrorist attacks – https://t.co/Dmuj92Hveg #Indonesia #Bandung – Indonesian militants planned ‘dirty bomb’ attack – sources – https://t.co/SvXxkMDZYa #USA – TSA reviewing cargo screening, concerned about terror vulnerabilities – https://t.co/W3xuuIXbUa #India #Narayanpur – 7 Maoist terrorists surrendered to police. #HongKong police mount large-scale anti-terror drill ahead of Ariana Grande concert – #Spain #Barcelona – Driss #Oukabir was in court 3 days before the Barcelona attacks – https://t.co/YFeUKkDDge #Spain #Barcelona – If you are joining tomorrow’s #NoTincPor ( #IAmNotAfraid) rally, please follow these advises.
#Bangladesh #Kushtia – Neo #JMB man killed in gunfight with police – https://t.co/RkDX8SiYFD #Bahrain #Manama – 7 arrested in counter-terrorism operation – https://t.co/tuwWBUCrB2 #Afghanistan #Kabul – A number of gunmen enter a mosque in Qala-e-Najrha in PD11, eyewitnesses say. Gunfight continues in the area: Tolo. – https://t.co/4Twh0sTTj4
** Special forces on scene – https://t.co/4Twh0sTTj4
** Another explosion and gunfire heard.
** Preliminary toll: 2 killed, 11 wounded. Attack ongoing.
** Updated preliminary toll: at least 16 killed
#IS has claimed the attack.
- ** Updated toll: Hospital official says at least 20 killed, 50 wounded: AP
** The suicide attackers were an Afghan and an Uzbek national.
#Afghanistan – Afghan Army ‘Gains Considerable Strength In North of the country – https://t.co/U0rK5x5mxp #Myanmar – 12 dead as militants attack police, army base in Myanmar – https://t.co/r2yvTvIrc5
** Updated toll: 32 killed
** 71 dead in latest fighting: state counsellor
#Russia #Psedach – Islamist terror cell with a hoard of bombs blow themselves up rather than surrender to police – https://t.co/JiMdBK8xqs