Three Dutch citizens among victims of Brussels attacks

Three people from the Netherlands were killed in the attack on Brussels airport departure hall, the Dutch Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Friday.

The victims included a 41-year-old woman from Deventer, on the border with Germany, and a brother and sister from Maastricht who lived in New York.

"It is terrible that these people were killed through the arbitrariness of terror," Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders said.

A university student and a government worker from Belgium and a Peruvian woman married to a Belgian were confirmed dead earlier this week.

Most of the 31 victims' identities remain unknown, and Brussels Mayor Yvan Mayeur has warned that identifying victims will "take some time."

Last update: Fri, 25/03/2016 - 10:11
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