An individual who had attacked soldiers of patrol in Belgium with a knife, had a fake weapon and two Koran books with him, the office of the county's prosecutor said in a statement on Saturday.
The would-be attacker, who tried to set off a nail bomb which could have caused multiple casualties among the roughly two dozen travellers who were checking train times on a public display board at Brussels Central Station, was neutralised by a soldier in the nick of time.
The suspect was taken to a hospital for minor injuries and remained in custody in a London police station on Saturday
Belgian media reported earlier on Saturday, citing Belgian Interior Minister Jan Jambon that the perpetrator was a Belgian citizen of Somalian origin.
During the attack near the Grand Place in central Brussels at 8pm (1800 GMT, 2am Malaysia), the man rushed at the soldiers from behind and struck them with a knife shouting "Allahu Akbar" (God is Greatest).
The statement said he was shot twice, and that two soldiers received superficial wounds.
Police in Belgium and Britain were yesterday investigating two attempted knife attacks on security forces by assailants who allegedly shouted "Allahu akbar" before being stopped. Our security services remain attentive. "We are following the situation closely".
Belgium has been the theatre of several attacks of recent against police or military personnel in recent months. She declined to identify the man or confirm whether he was known to police, saying only that "the suspect is dead" and one of the soldiers was slightly wounded.
The 30-year-old man of Somalian heritage was shifted to hospital in critical condition after he was wounded by gun shots. The assailant, a former army officer, 43, has been charged with "attempted murder in a context of terrorist" and "participation in the activities of a terrorist group".
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