Brussels airport to take 'months' to reopen fully after bombings

Soldiers control access to Brussels airport on March 29, 2016Bomb-damaged Brussels airport held a drill for a partial restart on Tuesday but warned it could take months to reopen fully, as under-fire Belgian authorities hunted for a suspect still on the run a week after the deadly attacks. As Brussels struggled to get back on its feet, criticism of Belgium’s handling of the case mounted after the sole suspect to be charged over the airport and metro attacks was freed for lack of evidence linking him to the carnage. Prosecutors had charged the suspect, known as Faycal C., with “terrorist murder” and were investigating whether he was the third airport attacker who fled after his bomb did not detonate.

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