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Terror suspect shot and held by Brussels police 'had been jailed for seven years for helping Taliban assassinate Afghan leader two days before 9/11'

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Terror suspect shot and held by Brussels police ‘had been jailed for seven years for helping Taliban assassinate Afghan leader two days before 9/11’
A terror suspect who was arrested by police in Brussels after a dramatic stand-off at a tram stop is believed to have previously been jailed for helping to assassinate an Afghan leader just days before 9/11.

Anti-terror police shoot suspect holding rucksack at tram station in fresh Brussels swoop as two explosions are heard
Armed police shot a terror suspect at a Brussels tram station as they launched fresh raids in the Belgian capital in the wake of the suicide attacks on Tuesday.

Belgian brothers Ibrahim and Khalid El Bakraoui named as suicide bombers who struck in airport and Metro train

One of the Brussels bombers left a suicide note telling how he was desperate to blow himself up because he did not want to go to prison like his friend, Paris bomber Salah Abdeslam, Belgium’s chief prosecutor revealed today.

Man in White Caught
Armed police capture Brussels airport terrorist - revealed to be the Paris master bombmaker - hours after he and two Belgian brothers were named as ISIS jihadists behind attacks

Brussels bombmaker Najim Laachraoui - known as the ‘Man in White’ - has been arrested just hours after he was named as the world’s most wanted man.

ISIS explosives expert Laachraoui has been taken alive by a Belgian SWAT team inside a pizzeria in the Anderlecht suburb of the Belgian capital hours after police said he helped carry out the attacks that killed 34 and maimed 250 yesterday.


U.S. Mormons, military family among injured in Brussels
SALT LAKE CITY - Several Americans are among the casualties of the attacks at an airport and metro station in Brussels on Tuesday.

Leaked CCTV ‘shows suspects’ in attacks that left 34 dead as ISIS claims responsibility
CCTV from Brussels airport reveals picture of three suspects and man in hat now believed to be on the run

  • At least 13 people are killed after two explosions struck the American Airlines check-in desk at 8am (7am GMT)
  • Terrified passengers covered in blood ran for their lives after explosion sent ‘shockwaves’ through terminal building
  • Another explosion killed ten people at a Metro station near the EU headquarters in Maelbeek area of central Brussels
  • Evacuated passengers are being ferried onto buses and are being driven to a ‘crisis centre’ away from the airport
  • Comes a day after Belgium minister warned of revenge attacks after arrest of Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam

At least 13 killed in terror attacks at Brussels airport, Metro station

BREAKING: At least 13 people were killed and dozens of others were injured in twin terror attacks on the Brussels airport and subway system Tuesday morning.

The attacks came four days after the main suspect in the November Paris attacks was arrested in Brussels. After his arrest, Salah Abdeslam told authorities he had created a new network and was planning new attacks. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for Tuesday’s attacks.

Two explosions rocked the departure hall at the Brussels airport shortly after 8 a.m. local time. (3 a.m. ET). Witnesses told The Associated Press that one occurred at an excess baggage payment counter and the other near a Starbucks cafe.


At least 28 people have been killed and dozens injured in Brussels after a series of terror attacks struck the city’s airport and a metro station near the EU headquarters.

Witnesses described apocalyptic scenes with blood and ‘dismembered bodies everywhere’ after two blasts rocked the American Airlines check-in desk at Brussels Airport at 8am (7am GMT) in a suspected suicide bombing. At least 13 people have died and 35 were injured.

Around 90 minutes later, at least 15 people are believed to have been killed when a blast destroyed a Metro station just 400 metres from the EU headquarters in the city centre in another suspected terror attack.

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