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ISIS strikes heart of Europe: 34 dead and over 200 injured in Brussels

Sahil Bhalla | Updated on: 14 February 2017, 6:01 IST
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The attacks

  • Two explosions rocked Brussels\' Zaventem airport while one blasted through Maalbeek Metro station
  • Thirty-four people have been reported dead while over 200 were injured in the attacks

The perpetrators

  • ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attacks, claiming its attackers had killed over 230 people
  • It said Belgium was targeted for its involvement in the coalition fighting against ISIS in Syria

More in the story

  • Passengers narrate terrifying eyewitness accounts of the attack
  • World unites to condemn attacks and express solidarity with Belgium
  • Do the attacks have anything to do with the arrest of ISIS operative Saleh Abdeslam?
First published: 23 March 2016, 8:35 IST
 
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Sahil is a correspondent at Catch. A gadget freak, he loves offering free tech support to family and friends. He studied at Sarah Lawrence College, New York and worked previously for Scroll. He selectively boycotts fast food chains, worries about Arsenal, and travels whenever and wherever he can. Sahil is an unapologetic foodie and a film aficionado.

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