March 26, 2016 / 9:18 AM / 2 years ago

Brussels Airport will not reopen for passenger flights before Tuesday

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Brussels Airport said on Saturday it would not reopen for passenger flights before Tuesday after suicide bombers blew themselves up in the departure hall.

A forensic police prepares outside the terminal at Brussels international airport following bomb attacks in Brussels metro and Belgium's International airport of Zaventem, Belgium, March 23, 2016. REUTERS/Geert Vanden Wijngaert/Pool

Bombs exploded at the airport and at a metro station in Brussels last Tuesday, killing 31 people.

Reporting by Philip Blenkinsop; editing by Barbara Lewis

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