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Pressure mounts on Belgian authorities over victims' identification


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Pressure mounts on Belgian authorities over victims' identification

Pressure is growing on Belgian authorities to speed up the identification of scores of people injured, missing or killed in Tuesday’s terror attacks in Brussels.

Police say the devastation and force of the explosion added to the fact that the victims come from a wide range of countries have combined to further complicate the identification task.

So far at least eight different nationalities have been identified as among the 31 fatalities.

A Facebook page has been set up along with other sites, like Trello to try and identify the casualties. Certain messages make desperate appeals for information.

On Friday, a 51-year-old Briton, David Dixon, was confirmed to have died in the metro bombing. The absence of any passenger information list for the metro service has also hindered the identification process.


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