Brussels airport says to stay closed to passengers until at least Sunday

Candles and flowere are laid near Brussels airport in Zaventem on March 24, 2016, two days after terror attacks in the Belgian capitalBrussels airport will remain closed to passenger flights until at least Sunday, the airport operator said, extending the shutdown by another day following this week’s deadly suicide bombings claimed by the Islamic State group. “Passenger flights into and out of Brussels airport are suspended until Sunday 27 March included,” the airport said on Twitter. Two Islamic State suicide bombers — one named by prosecutors as Ibrahim El Bakraoui and the other by police sources as Paris attacks bomb-maker Najim Laachraoui — blew themselves up at the airport on Tuesday, killing at least 11 people.

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