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Two Belgium police officers killed in suspected Liege terror attack

Macquarie National News

Image: Forensic investigators work at the scene where a gunman shot dead two police officers.

A man who shot dead two Belgian police officers and a bystander has been killed by police.

The attacker opened fire on the officers, both women, before taking a cleaner hostage at a nearby school.

He was then cornered by police, who shot dead the attacker.

The man’s motive is not yet clear but the incident is being treated as terrorism.

A local radio station, RTBF, has reported the gunman was let out from prison on temporary release only days earlier. He had been serving time on drug offences.

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