2016-04-27 / Mideast

Tel Aviv flights also targeted at Brussels airport

The alleged Brussels bomber nicknamed the “man in the hat” said one of the original targets in the attacks that killed 32 was the departure area for flights to Tel Aviv.

Departure areas for flights to the United States and Russia also were targeted in the March 22 attack, Mohamed Abrini reportedly told a Belgian court, according to reports April 14 by the French television network BFM, the French news agency AFP reported. Airport bomber Ibrahim el Bakraoui selected the targets, he also said.

A second bombing occurred an hour after the attack at the Zaventem Airport. In addition to the 32 killed, hundreds were injured. (JTA)

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