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Turkey Says Brussels Attacker Deported in 2015, Belgium Ignored Warning

ANKARA, March 23  – One of the attackers in the Brussels suicide bombings was deported last year from Turkey, and Belgium subsequently ignored a warning that the man was a militant, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday. Erdogan’s office later identified the man as Ibrahim El Bakraoui, one of the two brothers named by

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At Brussels Airport, Kids Thought “Fireworks”, Parents Knew “Bomb”

By Philip Blenkinsop BRUSSELS, March 22 – Horst Pilger said his children thought fireworks were going off when the first explosion struck on Tuesday, but he instantly knew that Brussels Airport was under attack. “My wife and I both thought ‘bomb’. We looked into each other’s eyes,” he told Reuters. “Five or 10 seconds later

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