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Bomb blast suspect arrested, according to Brussels media

A key suspect from the bomb attack in Brussels on Tuesday has apparently been arrested, according to Belgian media reports.

Two explosions at the airport and one at Maelbeek station yesterday left 34 dead and nearly 200 injured.

Reporting from Belgium, journalist Maria Laura Franciosi says police are yet to confirm the suspect's arrest.

They have however identified the two sibling suicide bombers, Khalid and Ibrahim al-Bakraoui, who blew up the airport departure terminal.

Franciosi says authorities have revealed little to the public since the capture of Salah Abdeslam, suspected Paris attacks organiser, in Brussels.

Listen to the full conversation from The Midday Report with Stephen Grootes:


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