Brussels airport attackers identified as El Bakraoui brothers

People walk away from Brussels airport after explosions rocked the facility in Brussels, Belgium

The two suicide bombers who carried out the Brussels airport attacks on Tuesday have been identified as brothers Khalid and Brahim El Bakraoui, the media reported on Wednesday.

The brothers were Brussels residents with criminal records but have not been linked by local police to terrorism until now, broadcaster RTBF quoted an unnamed source as saying, Xinhua news agency reported.

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The attacks on the Belgian capital's airport and a metro station killed at least 34 people and injured over 200 others.


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