Report: Abrini "more than likely" is fugitive Brussels airport bomber

Mohamed Abrini, a suspect arrested Friday in connection with the November terrorist attacks in Paris, is "more than likely" the bomber who had fled during an attack last month on the Brussels airport, the Belgian broadcasters VRT and RTBF report.

Belgian police have been hunting for the fugitive airport attacker - who has come to be known as "the man with the hat," based on video surveillance images of him - ever since the March 22 terrorist bombings in Brussels.

But so far they have not publicly made a link to Abrini, who had been sought in connection with the Paris attacks since November.

Last update: Fri, 08/04/2016 - 18:09

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