Terrorist organization “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia) has claimed responsibility for the attack on a military patrol in the centre of Brussels, which occurred August 25. About it reports Reuters, citing associated with militants, the Agency Amaq.
In a statement, the terrorists said that 30-year-old native of Somalia “is a fighter, and IG carried out the attack in response to calls to carry out attacks against countries of the antiterrorist coalition.”
On Friday evening in Brussels armed with a knife man, shouting “Allahu Akbar” attacked a military patrol, in response they opened fire on him. The offender was taken to hospital in serious condition. As a result of the incident, the soldiers received wounds of hands and faces, their life is out of danger. It was reported that earlier action did not come to the attention of law enforcement. The Belgian Prosecutor’s office qualified the incident as a terrorist attack.
June 20 at the Central station in Brussels was a blast. The bomb was powered by a man who had previously shouted “Allah Akbar”. The power of the explosion was so slight that no one except the attacker was killed or injured. Nevertheless, the authorities acknowledged the incident a terrorist attack.
22 March 2016 in Brussels, had committed a series of terrorist attacks. Was attacked Zaventem airport and the metro station “Maalbeek”. The victims were 35 people, more than 300 were injured. The responsibility was claimed by banned terrorist group “Islamic state”.