Brussels terror attacks: Belgian state media identifies attackers, links one of them to Abdeslam

Brussels: Belgian state broadcaster RTBF has identified two of the attackers who targeted Brussels as brothers Khalid and Brahim Bakraoui.

Military personnel at the Brussels airport on 22 March 2016. Getty Images

Military personnel at the Brussels airport on 22 March 2016. Getty Images

The report Wednesday says the brothers were known to police for past crimes, but nothing relating to terrorism.

REBF says Khalid El Bakraoui had rented an apartment raided by police last week in an operation that led authorities to top Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam.

AP