May 30, 2018 / 7:29 PM / 5 months ago

Islamic State claims Belgium attack, provides no evidence -statement

CAIRO, May 30 (Reuters) - Islamic State claimed responsibility on Wednesday for a knife and shooting attack in the Belgian city of Liege, but provided no evidence for its claim.

It said in an online statement a “soldier of the caliphate” had carried out the attack on Tuesday which killed two policewomen and a bystander.

Islamic State regularly claims attacks that are thought to be Islamist-inspired, often without providing any proof the group was involved. (Reporting by Ali Abdelaty, John Davison Editing by Catherine Evans)

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