Najim Laachraoui, the man suspected of making the bomb used in the Paris terror attacks last year has been arrested in Anderlecht by Belgian Special Forces, in connection with yesterday’s twin bombings in Brussels.
The arrest of Laarchraoui, 24, follows the twin bombing at Zavantem Airport and at the Maelbeek Metro Station by suspected terrorists, in which over 30 people died yesterday morning.
Yesterday’s bombing, claimed by the Islamic State (ISIS) has been linked to two other men: brothers, Khalid and Ibrahim El Bakraoui, who are also linked to the Paris attacks of November last year.
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In a related development, Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michael has today visited the Maelbeek bomb site to asses the damage.