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Brussels airport closed to passengers until at least Saturday

AFP
Published Mar 24, 2016, 10:06 am IST
Updated Mar 24, 2016, 10:06 am IST
An airport spokesperson said that cargo and private flights could resume ‘as of now’.
A forensics officer works in front of the damaged Zaventem Airport terminal in Brussels. (Photo: AP)
 A forensics officer works in front of the damaged Zaventem Airport terminal in Brussels. (Photo: AP)

Brussels:  Brussels airport will remain closed until at least Saturday, a spokeswoman said, following deadly bombings claimed by ISIS.

"The airport is closed to passengers until Friday included," spokeswoman Anke Fransen told AFP on Wednesday, a day after the attacks by two suicide bombers that wrecked the departure hall.

 

"We cannot say for certain if the flights will be reopened to passengers on Saturday," she said, adding however that cargo and private flights could resume "as of now".

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