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    BRUSSELS (Sputnik) - Prosecutors in the Belgium province of East Flanders said on Monday there was no evidence that the recent incident in the city of Ghent was a terrorist attack, RTL reported.

    According to the Luxembourg-based RTL broadcaster, prosecutors said that there was currently no indication that the stabbing incident in Ghent was of a terrorist nature. The prosecutor's office has not provided any further details on the matter so far, the broadcaster added.

    On Sunday evening, following a stabbing spree in southern London, which left several people injured and the attacker shot by police, two people were stabbed in Belgium's Ghent.

    Police cars near the Justice Palace in Brussel
    © AP Photo / Virginia Mayo
    Police cars near the Justice Palace in Brussel

    The East Flanders Prosecutor's Office along with the country's police launched an investigation into the incident.

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    Ghent, Belgium, knife attack, stabbing attack, Stabbing
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