Hunt on for the third suspect

The three suspectd Belgiam bombers caught on a CCTV camera

More explosive devices were reportedly found as police raided homes throughout Belgium in a desperate manhunt for the third suspect believed to have survived the coordinated bombings in Brussels, where at least 34 people were killed

The three suspectd Belgiam bombers caught on a CCTV camera
The three suspectd Belgiam bombers caught on a CCTV camera

The Belgian authorities identified two supsects — Mohamed Abrinin, 31, and Najim Laachraoui, 24, who they said are accomplices of Paris attacker Salah Abdeslam.

Belgian federal prosecutors said the search of a home in the Brussels neighbourhood of Schaerbeek “led to the discovery of an explosive device containing among other things nails”, Foxnews reported on Wednesday.

Investigators have also found chemical products and an Islamic State flag.

Two explosions in Brussels airport and one at a Metro station left 34 people killed and over 200 injured.

The Brussels terrorist suspects carried explosive devices packed in suitcases on a luggage cart at Zaventem airport, reported Belgian newspaper La Derniere Heure.

The newspaper quoted Zaventem’s Mayor Francis Vermeiren who said the three alleged airport attackers, visible in a photograph of a surveillance camera, arrived by taxi with suitcases with the ‘bombs’ inside, EFE news agency reported on Wednesday.

According to the same source, they put their suitcases on trolleys and the first two bombs exploded.

The third bomb, according Vermeiren, was placed in a travel bag on top of the trolley, but the alleged terrorist “must have panicked, it did not explode”.

The taxi driver who drove them to the airport recalled that they did not let him help with their luggage, according to the newspaper Het Laatste Nieuws, which indicates that the original plan of these men was to travel with five suitcases to Zaventem.

The three men had asked for a large car and got angry when he came with a small one, which could not fit five suitcases, according to the taxi driver.

After the attack, the driver remembered the three suspects from the surveillance footage and contacted the police. Later, state police were led to the Schaerbeek district of Brussels where the taxi driver picked the three suspects up.

The surveillance footage in the airport captured three men, each pushing a luggage cart.

At least 34 people died and over 200 injured following a series of explosions at the main airport of Brussels and in a metro station on Tuesday.