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URGENT-Islamic state claims responsibility for Brussels blasts -ISIS-affiliated news agency

by Reuters
Tuesday, 22 March 2016 15:24 GMT

CAIRO, March 22 (Reuters) - Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the two bomb attacks in Brussels on Tuesday, a news agency affiliated with the group said.

"Islamic State fighters carried out a series of bombings with explosive belts and devices on Tuesday, targeting an airport and a central metro station in the center of the Belgian capital Brussels," AMAQ agency said. (Reporting by Ali Abdelaty, Writing by Eric Knecht, Editing by Angus MacSwan)

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