Knife Attack Leaves Several People Dead in Belgium's Municipality of Plombieres

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BRUSSELS (Sputnik) - A recent knife attack in a Belgian village of Moresnet-Chapelle in Plombieres municipality left three people killed, including a perpetrator, and four others injured, representative of a regional prosecutor's office Nadege Vancrayebeck told Sputnik on Thursday.

Earlier in the day, Belgian media reported on a knife attack in a restaurant, which led to 2 deaths. 

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"Unfortunately, a tragic event occurred on August 22 late afternoon in Moresnet-Chappelle. Several victims are to mourn. This act does not have a terrorist character," Wimmer wrote.

According to the mayor, the attacker has been neutralized and the local population is not in any danger. She said the investigation into the matter was underway.

"A 52-year-old man entered the restaurant and stabbed a manager, her mother-in-law and her daughter, who was his ex-girlfriend. The perpetrator died at the crime scene," Vancrayebeck stressed.

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According to the representative, the life of one attack victim was in danger, while another person was in serious condition.

The previous week, a knife-stabbing attack in the parking lot of a supermarket in Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux in France resulted in the death of one person and another being wounded.

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