Machete Attack in Brussels

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Mon Aug 22, 2016 6:09 pm

A woman attacked People in Ukkel near Brussels, Belgium. The incident leaves 3 injured, the Woman was stopped by the Police.
The incident took place at about 4.30pm local time on Monday when the woman got into a row with passengers on an MIVB bus in Ukkel which is located just outside the capital.

Two people on the bus were injured, and a third was hurt after the woman fled from the bus, reports BNO News.

The severity of the injuries is not yet known but none of those attacked are believed to be in a serious condition.
https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/1654780/b ... gium-city/
https://www.rt.com/news/356750-brussels ... ack-woman/
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Mon Aug 22, 2016 6:37 pm

Given the weapon used, I'm surprised no one was known killed.
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Mon Aug 22, 2016 8:06 pm

jayfeather31 wrote:Given the weapon used, I'm surprised no one was known killed.
It'd be pretty difficult to do damage with a machete in an enclosed space like a bus, you need room to get the momentum. Machete swings rely heavily on leveraging downward natural motion, so when you're restricted in space it becomes just like a knife for slashing, and often less sharp.

They require a buttload of maintenance too - I'd suspect most 'urban' machetes pretty dull.

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