Belgian officials increase death toll from the Brussels attacks to 34

Published March 28th, 2016 - 09:48 GMT
A security official lays flowers at the memorial site at Maalbek metro station. (AFP/File)
A security official lays flowers at the memorial site at Maalbek metro station. (AFP/File)

At least 34 people are now known to have died in last Tuesday's bomb attacks in Brussels.

Belgium's Crisis Centre says the latest number includes the three dead attackers.

28 of the victims have been identified. 15 died at when bombs were detonated at Brussels airport, six Belgians and nine foreign nationals.

13 people died in the explosion on a metro train near Maelbeek station, 10 Belgians and three foreign nationals.

Belgium's Foreign Minister Didier Reynders has said 40 nationalities are represented among the victims.

By Catherine Hardy


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