World 22.3.2016 10:31 pm

Belgium attackers’ bombs were ‘in their bags’: local mayor

BELGA/AFP / Dirk Waem<br />The damage to the facade of Brussels Airport in Zaventem, on March 22, 2016 after two explosions

BELGA/AFP / Dirk Waem
The damage to the facade of Brussels Airport in Zaventem, on March 22, 2016 after two explosions

The suicide attackers who struck Brussels airport on Tuesday, killing at least 14 people, had their bombs in their luggage, the local mayor told AFP.

Brussels (AFP)

“They came in a taxi with their suitcases, their bombs were in their bags,” Zaventem mayor Francis Vermeiren said.

“They put their suitcases on trolleys, the first two bombs exploded. The third also put his on a trolley but he must have panicked, it didn’t explode.”

© 2016 AFP

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