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Belgium stabbing suspect won’t be charged over unborn baby’s death

A man who allegedly stabbed his nine months pregnant partner has been arrested for attempted murder, but will face no charges over the death of her unborn baby, prosecutors say.

The 23-year-old man allegedly attacked the woman on Monday at their home in the eastern province of Liège.

Prosecutors say the man knifed the woman several times in the face and neck after an argument broke out.

The woman is fighting for life in hospital, but her baby did not survive.

Belgian reports say the man's parents called the police after finding out what had happened.

The suspect told police he remembered grabbing the knife from the kitchen but claimed to have forgotten what happened next because he had been drinking alcohol, reports say.

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