Attack on Brussels
March 24, 2016
Zaventem National Airport
Two bombs were set off at opposite ends of the departure hall at Brussels Airport in Zaventem, Belgium at 7:58am local time on Tuesday, March 22nd. 32 people were killed, not including bombers Ibrahim el-Bakraoui and Najim Laachraoui. Of the 32 people 17 were Belgians, 15 foreign nationals. A third bomb failed to detonate and was destroyed by police. Police are still in search for the third bomber who was seen leaving the scene in a hat and jacket.
Maelbeek Metro Station
Maelbeek Metro Station was bombed just over an hour later, during the rush hour, in the middle carriage of a train as it pulled away from the station. The explosion killed approximately 20 people and injured over 100.
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