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Attacker kills 3 at daycare center in Belgium

Two infants and an adult have been killed and 10 other people wounded in a knife attack at a creche in north-western Belgium.

A man reportedly tricked his way into the nursery in Dendermonde where he ran amok inside before escaping. He was later captured at a local supermarket.

The suspect apparently had painted his face black and white.

Parents have begun the harrowing task of identifying children stabbed during the attack at local hospitals.

Three children are reported to be in a serious condition in hospital.

One of those who died is believed to be a nursery employee and Dendermonde's deputy mayor, Theo Janssens, said several adults had been injured as they tried to put themselves between the attacker and the children.

"The guy just went crazy," Mr Janssens said. "There was blood everywhere, it was unbelievable, real carnage."

The creche has been evacuated and loc

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Added: Jan-23-2009 Occurred On: Jan-22-2009
By: tordenskjold
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Tags: Knife attack, daycare center, Belgium, Dendermonde, creche,
Location: Dendermonde, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium (load item map)
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