Explosion rocks Brussels train station, suspect ‘neutralised’

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Series Details 21.06.17
Publication Date 21/06/2017
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Belgian prosecutors reported on the 21 June 2017 that a man who tried to inflict a mass casualty attack on Brussels Central Station in the evening of the 20 June 2017 was a Moroccan national with possible Islamic State sympathies from the Molenbeek area of the Belgian capital. Local media named him as Oussama Zariouh. He was shot dead by an armed soldier at the station after he attempted to set out off a suitcase bomb.

Source Link http://www.euractiv.com/section/politics/news/explosion-rocks-brussels-train-station-suspect-neutralised/
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The Guardian, 21.06.17: Failed Brussels attack could have caused widespread casualties – authorities https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jun/21/belgian-security-services-say-would-be-terrorist-carefully-planned-bomb-attack
ESO: Key source: Terrorism in Europe http://www.europeansources.info/record/terrorism-in-europe/
Euro|Topics: Debates: June 2017: Attempted attack in Brussels http://www.eurotopics.net/en/181267/attempted-attack-in-brussels
Politico, 21.06.17: Brussels station attacker acted alone http://www.politico.eu/article/brussels-station-attacker-acted-alone/

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