Thank goodness! The world can breathe a little easier on Mar. 23 because a prime suspect in the the Brussels airport and subway bombings, Najim Laachraoui, has officially been caught and arrested.We have all the details, right here.
Finally, the terrorist who set off three bombs in Brussels, leading to the death of 34 innocent people early on Mar. 22, has reportedly been caught. Police arrested 24-year-old Najim Laachraoui on March 23, one day after he took part in the deadly explosions in Belgium’s capital. Here’s what we know so far.
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What a relief! One of the monsters responsible for two coordinated attacks that left 34 people dead and nearly 200 more injured in Brussels on Mar. 22 has finally been found. The Islamic State quickly took responsibility for the horrendous attacks, but now we finally have specific names for who to blame.
Najim was arrested on March 23, according to the New York Post, after he was able to escape the scene at the Brussels Airport after the explosions went off. The 24-year-old is also suspected to have been involved in the Paris terror attacks back in November. Brothers Khalid and Brahim El Bakraoui, were also identified as suspected suicide bombers who died when their detonators went off.
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On Mar. 22, three explosions occurred in Brussels, Belgium. Two bombs went off at the airport in Zaventem during the morning rush hour, and a third at a downtown metro station near European Union buildings. Belgium immediately raised their terror levels to the maximum, and began searching for answers.
Authorities captured an image from security footage of three men that they believed to be to blame for the attacks. All three had dark hair and were pushing luggage carts through the airport. Officials did not immediately know their identities, but suspected they were suicide bombers. However, they continued to search for at least one surviving attacker. Thank goodness they did, and that they caught him!
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