A brawl broke out at a polling station for Belgian Turks near the Heysel metro station on Wednesday evening, with one person being stabbed and taken to hospital.
Police confirmed that they were called to a fight at around 21:00 between a group of supporters of Turkey's current president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and a group of Kurdish activists.
The victim reportedly received a stab wound to the face and had to be taken to hospital for treatment. Their life is not said to be in danger.
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The brawl is an indication of the tension surrounding the elections, with a winner due to be decided on Sunday. Erdoğan is up against his Kemalist opponent Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, with most polls putting the incumbent president ahead.