3 Dutch citizens killed in Brussels attacks

2016-03-25 11:56
Two Belgian police officers walk past a wall which has "RIP Brussels" and "Brussels My Sweetheart" written on it as people gather to mourn for the victims of the bombings in the city. (Peter Dejong, AP)

Two Belgian police officers walk past a wall which has "RIP Brussels" and "Brussels My Sweetheart" written on it as people gather to mourn for the victims of the bombings in the city. (Peter Dejong, AP)

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The Hague - The Netherlands' foreign minister says three Dutch citizens were killed in the bombing at Brussels airport.

Foreign Minister Bert Koenders said in a statement on Friday that the victims were a woman from the eastern city of Deventer and a brother and sister from the southern Limburg province who live in the United States.

He did not release their identities.

Koenders, who is on a visit to Indonesia, says "it is terrible that these people have been killed by the arbitrariness of terror".

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