Belgium in mourning after bomb attacks

Brussels, March 23 : Belgium is observing three-day mourning following bomb attacks in the capital Brussels that left 34 people dead and about 250 wounded, BBC reported on Wednesday. A minute’s silence for the victims will be held at midday (11:00 GMT). Police were continuing a huge manhunt for a suspect caught on CCTV shortly […]

Brussels attack: CCTV footage, cab driver give clue on suspects

Brussels, March 23 : A day after two explosions in Brussels airport and one at a metro station left 34 people killed and over 200 injured, authorities were examining surveillance footage to nab suspects in Tuesday’s explosions, a media report said. Islamic State (IS) claimed responsibility for the coordinated attacks. Authorities, however, said it was […]

Ireland condemns terrorist attacks in Brussels

Dublin, March 23 : The Irish government has condemned the terrorist attacks in Brussels, saying that the attacks “have highlighted starkly once again the threat from international terrorism”. “There can never be any justification for such brutality. Our thoughts are with the families and friends of all those who have lost their lives, and also […]

Manhunt in Punjab after car snatched at gun-point

Chandigarh, March 23 : Punjab Police and other security agencies have launched a manhunt after a car was snatched from a person at gunpoint at Sujanpur town in Punjab’s Pathankot district, police said on Wednesday. The incident took place late on Tuesday, police said. Police officials, however, ruled out the possibility of a terror angle […]

Czech Republic tightens security after Brussels attacks

Prague, March 23 : The Czech Republic has raised its terror threat alert level from zero to one following the terror attacks in Brussels, Interior Minister Milan Chovanec said. Chovanec said on Tuesday that Czech authorities have no information about any terrorist attack threatening the country at present but they have deployed additional hundreds of […]

African Union condemns Brussels attacks

Addis Ababa, March 23 : The African Union (AU) has strongly condemned the attacks in Brussels that killed at least 34 people. An AU statement issued on Tuesday said Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, chairperson of the AU Commission, “strongly condemns the despicable attacks at the Zaventem Airport and the central metro station in Brussels, claiming dozens of […]