One of the suspects remains unidentified
Mourad Laachraoui, brother of terrorist Najim Laachraoui, who blew himself up in Brussels airport on Tuesday, is a medal-winning sportsman who won the Israeli Open Taekwondo Championship in Ramle in September.
The hundreds of rifle-toting police and soldiers who patrol Isaac Michaeli’s neighborhood have done little to improve his sense of safety.
Israel reportedly warned Belgian officials several weeks ago about inadequate security at Brussels’ Zaventem Airport.
An Israeli government minister blamed Belgian officials for “eating chocolate” instead of paying attention to security against terror.
Belgium’s chief prosecutor named two brothers on Wednesday as Islamic State suicide bombers who killed at least 31 people in the most deadly attacks in Brussels’ history but said another key suspect was on the run.
Belgian Jews have gotten used to fearing for their safety. Every morning as parents drop off their children at Jewish schools across the country, they are greeted by heavily armed soldiers, stationed to protect the students.
Jewish schools and other institutions in Antwerp and Brussels went into lockdown following attacks in Belgium that killed at least 34 people at the main airport and in the metro in Brussels.
The images out of Belgium in the aftermath of Tuesday’s twin terror bombings have become all too familiar. And once more, from Paris to New York, London, and Tel Aviv, we’re all that much more on edge. Here are 10 images from the photographers at Getty that reveal the deadly drama of the day.