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Belgium: Brussels deadly bombings

Tuesday, 22 March 2016

Brussels awoke this Tuesday, March 22 in horror: Two attacks occurred almost simultaneously in the metro of Maelbeek and the Zaventem airport. the assesment of this terrorist catastrophe is at least 34 dead and 300 wounded some of whom are in critical condition.

Four days after the arrest of Salah abdesslam in Molenbeek who has been searched for four months and is considered one of the main "brains" of the Paris attacks of November 2015, the terrorists struck again.
At 18 O'clock this afternoon, several searches were underway in Molenbeek but also in the Schaerbeek district of Brussels.
In a speech to the nation, King Philip of Belgium stated "The broken lives, the deep wounds, these sufferings are those of any country"
The Islamic State terrorist group (EI), which controls part of Syria and Iraq, claimed the attacks through its online "agency" . The terrorist movement added that "Belgium is a country participating the international coalition against the Islamic State, giving the morbid details of the organization that the bloodshed: "the fighters of the Islamic State opened fire inside Zaventem airport before several of them triggered their explosive belts while (...) martyr was detonated his explosive belt in the Maelbeek metro station. "
Sources: press, Belgian TV

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