From Sky News
State broadcaster RTBF reported the man had attacked two soldiers with a knife in Boulevard Emile Jacqmain.
Belgian prosecutors said the suspect was still alive, but in a critical condition.
RTBF reported the suspect was a Somali man who is alleged to have shouted "Allahu Akbar" before the attack.
A spokeswoman for the prosecution service said: "With the identity that we currently have it is a 30-year-old man who is not known for terrorist activities." It added that the soldiers suffered slight injuries, one to the hand and the other to the face.
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