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IS Claims Belgium Machete Attack That Wounded 2 Policewomen

The Islamic State group on Sunday claimed responsibility for a weekend machete attack that wounded two policewomen in the Belgian city of Charleroi, calling it an act of reprisal carried out by one of its "soldiers." Belgian prosecutors identified the machete-wielding assailant as a 33-year-old Algerian known to police for criminal offenses, but not for extremist acts. Belgian media reported that he was in the country illegally, despite two separate orders being issued for...

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