Brussels airport suspect Najim Laachraoui held: Belgian media

Brussels: Belgian police have arrested Najim Laachraoui, a key suspect in the deadly bomb attacks on Brussels airport, Belgian media reported.

La Derniere Heure newspaper and broadcaster RTL said on Tuesday he had been arrested in the Anderlecht district of Brussels, adding that he was the third man pictured in CCTV footage alongside two suicide bombers who blew themselves up on Monday.

Officials did not confirm the report but Belgium's federal prosecutor was due to give a press conference at 1730 IST.

AFP


Updated Date: Mar 23, 2016 16:27 PM

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