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Brussels attacks: Belgium issues appeal for information on 'the man in the hat'

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Brussels attacks: Belgium issues appeal for information on 'the man in the hat'

<p>The Belgian Federal Prosecutor’s Office has launched an appeal for information on a third person suspected of involvement in the Brussels Airport bombings, which were claimed by the <span class="caps">ISIL</span> militant group.</p> <p>A spokesman for the prosecutor said an arrest warrant has been issued for the person known as the “man in the hat.”</p> <iframe width="600" height="450" src="https://www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/PSwIZh3WJSI" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> <p>Attacks on the airport and metro system on March 22, 2016, killed 32 people.</p> <p>Thierry Werts urged anyone with information — whether in the form of photos, videos or anything else — to call or email the Brussels police using the contact details given on its website.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Terrorism – <span class="caps">VIDEO</span> – Route of the 3d offender of the attack in Brussels Airport<a href="https://t.co/ggF9one7uG">https://t.co/ggF9one7uG</a> <a href="https://t.co/h7T8W9xdOh">pic.twitter.com/h7T8W9xdOh</a></p>— Avis de recherche (@police_temoin) <a href="https://twitter.com/police_temoin/status/718058271823831043">April 7, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>On Wednesday (April 6), Belgium’s Prime Minister Charles Michel defended his country’s approach to the fight against terror and dismissed suggestions that the nation is a “failed state.”</p>