Brussels bombers acted out of urgency after Abdeslam arrest

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El Bakraoui brothers, Ibrahim and Khalid, were known to the Belgian police, as they both had criminal records before being involved with the Islamic State.

Brussels suicide bomber Ibrahim El Bakraoui has left a note on a computer found in a trash can during an anti-terrorist raid, Belgium’s federal prosecutor said.


At least one of the Brussels suicide bombers acted out of urgency after the arrest of Salah Abdeslam four days before the brutal Brussels attacks.

According to Belgium’s federal prosecutor, Ibrahim El Bakraoui who was deported from Turkey a year ago, left a note on a computer found in a trash can during an anti-terrorist raid at the Schaerbeek suburb in Brussel.

The Belgian authorities learned that the attackers were living in the suburb from the taxi driver who carried the attackers, bein...


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