No kidding, really? “Reason to believe that the incident was a terrorist attack”? But isn’t this guy mentally ill? What’s happening — an outbreak of truth in Brussels?
The Islamic State issued this call in September 2014:
So O muwahhid, do not let this battle pass you by wherever you may be. You must strike the soldiers, patrons, and troops of the tawaghit. Strike their police, security, and intelligence members, as well as their treacherous agents. Destroy their beds. Embitter their lives for them and busy them with themselves. If you can kill a disbelieving American or European — especially the spiteful and filthy French — or an Australian, or a Canadian, or any other disbeliever from the disbelievers waging war, including the citizens of the countries that entered into a coalition against the Islamic State, then rely upon Allah, and kill him in any manner or way however it may be….If you are not able to find an IED or a bullet, then single out the disbelieving American, Frenchman, or any of their allies. Smash his head with a rock, or slaughter him with a knife, or run him over with your car, or throw him down from a high place, or choke him, or poison him….
This jihadi “served as a Belgian army officer until 2009.” No one would have dared to question his loyalty. That would have been “Islamophobic.”
“Brussels police stabbed in ‘terror attack,'” BBC, October 5, 2016:
Two police officers have been stabbed in Brussels in a possible terrorist incident, Belgian prosecutors say.
One officer was stabbed in the neck and another in the stomach, while a third officer who arrived at the scene in Schaerbeek district suffered a broken nose, Belgian broadcaster VRT reports.
The attacker was shot in the leg and taken away by ambulance.
Authorities have named the attacker as “Hicham D”, 43, of Belgian nationality.
Belgian media report that Hicham D is known to Belgian police and is believed to have links to jihadists who travelled to Syria to fight. He also served as a Belgian army officer until 2009.
“We have reason to believe that the incident was a terrorist attack,” a spokesman for the Belgian federal prosecutor’s office, Eric Van Der Sypt, said….