Brussels suicide brothers are the link to Paris carnage

People wave Belgian flags as they gather to observe a minute's silence at the Place de la Bourse in Brussels, on March 23, 2016The two brothers who blew themselves up in the deadly train and airport attacks in Brussels were known by police for serious crimes and are linked to November’s Paris massacre. Khalid and Ibrahim El Bakraoui are Belgian nationals with major convictions “not linked to terrorism”, federal prosecutor Frederic Van Leeuw said at a dramatic news briefing on Wednesday. Khalid, 27, who blew himself up on Tuesday at the Maalbeek metro station, is a convicted car-jacker.

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