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16-year-old stabbed outside Mechelen station

A boy of 16 was stabbed and seriously injured in the station neighbourhood of Mechelen (Antwerp Province) last night. Local prosecutors have confirmed that the lad was seriously injured but is not in a life-threatening condition.

The boy suffered injuries to the right hand side of his chest and arm.  Investigators are now trying to establish the cause of the altercation that led to these injuries and hope to bring any perpetrators to justice.

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