A prime suspect in Tuesday’s Brussels bombings, Najim Laachraoui, was arrested Wednesday in the city’s Anderlecht district, several Belgian media said.

 

Belgian police work at the Maelbeek metro station near the EU quarter in Brussels on Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Belgian police work at the Maelbeek metro station near the EU quarter in Brussels on Wednesday, March 23, 2016

 

Police and prosecutors could not be reached for comment, but federal prosecutors announced they would hold a news conference at 12:00 GMT.

 

Police were hunting Laachraoui as being a man seen with suspected suicide bombers at Brussels airport.

 

 

 

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