Tuesday, March 22, 2016

War

Police seek suspect in Brussels bombings; Islamic State takes credit - UPI.com
UPI reports: "Police in Brussels are searching for a man seen in surveillance footage at an airport prior to blasts that killed 30 people there and at a subway station Tuesday. Two explosions killed at least 10 people at the Zaventem airport in Brussels' outskirts at about 8 a.m. local time. Another explosion an hour later killed at least 20 people at the Belgian capital's Maelbeek metro station. Reports indicate shots were fired and shouts in Arabic were heard before the explosions. The Islamic State militant group claimed responsibility for the attacks."

Islamic State claims Brussels suicide attacks, killing at least 30 | Reuters
Reuters reports: "Islamic State claimed responsibility for suicide bomb attacks on Brussels airport and a rush-hour metro train in the Belgian capital on Tuesday which killed at least 30 people, with police hunting a suspect who fled the air terminal. Police issued a wanted notice for a young man in a hat who was caught on CCTV pushing a laden luggage trolley at Zaventem airport alongside two others who, investigators said, had later blown themselves up in the terminal, killing at least 10 people. Officials said 20 died on the metro train close to European Union institutions."

Comment: Praying for the people of Brussels and for the diligence of the Belgian security services in preventing further attacks. 

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