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Belgium charges man with terrorist offences after 31 killed in Brussels

Published:Saturday | March 26, 2016 | 3:02 PM
Mason Wells an American survivor of the attacks in Belgium this week answers questions during an interview in a hospital in Ghent, Belgium on Friday.

Prosecutors in Belgium have charged one man with terrorist offences arising from Tuesday’s twin suicide bombings that killed 31 people in Brussels.

It’s reported that the man, who has been identified as Faycal C, who among several suspects arrested by the Belgian police on Thursday.

The militant group Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the bombings, which killed 11 persons at the Zaventem International Airport and 20 others at a train station.

Authorities in Belgium say the airport will not reopen before Tuesday.

Belgian authorities have also appealed to organisers of a march against fear, which is planned for tomorrow, to postpone the event, citing concerns that it could divert police resources away from the investigation.