Turkey detained, deported one of Brussels attackers in 2015: Erdogan

A picture taken on March 23, 2016 shows the flight information display system at Brussels Airport, in Zaventem, a day after triple bomb attacks at the Brussels airport and at a subway train station killed 31 people and wounded more than 200Turkish authorities in June 2015 detained and later deported one of the individuals behind the attacks in Brussels that killed 31 people, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday. “One of the Brussels attackers was detained in Gaziantep (in southern Turkey close to the Syrian border) and then deported” to Belgium, Erdogan told reporters in Ankara.

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