ISIS claims responsibility for Brussels Attacks

ISLAMIC STATE VIDEO / HANDOUT

Caliph of the self-proclaimed Islamic State, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, giving a speech in an unknown location. Iraqi military on 11 October 2015.

The Islamic State (ISIS) said in a statement issued on the IS-linked Amaq agency it is behind the attacks. “What will be coming is worse” warn supporters.


The Islamic State's news agency Amaq confirmed their fighters carried out a series of bombings with explosive belts and devices on Tuesday in Brussels. The attacks targeted Zaventem Airport and Maelbeek metro station because Belgium is “a country participating in the international coalition against the Islamic State”, as the Amaq agency article reported.

“Islamic State fighters opened fire inside Zaventem Airport, before several of them detonated their explosive belts, as a martyrdom bomber d...


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