Two brothers behind Belgium bombings
March 23, Brussels: Two of the men who carried out attacks in Brussels on Tuesday have been named by Belgian media as the brothers Khalid and Brahim el-Bakraoui.
The RTBF broadcaster said the pair were known to police. It is believed at least one was among three suspects seen in a CCTV image at Zaventem airport.
Twin explosions at the airport and another at a metro station on Tuesday left about 34 dead and 250 wounded.
According to RTBF, the brothers were known to police and had criminal records.
The broadcaster said that Khalid el-Bakraoui had used a false name to rent the flat in the Forest area of the Belgian capital where police killed a gunman in a shootout last week.
It was during that raid that police found a fingerprint of Salah Abdeslam, the main suspect in the Paris terror attacks of 13 November.
He was arrested in a raid in Brussels last Friday and is due to appear before a pre-trial court on Wednesday.
Belgium is observing three days of national mourning.
So-called Islamic State (IS) has said it was behind the attacks and warned that more would follow.
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