Brussels attacks: Belgium authorities name bomber brothers Ibrahim and Khalid El Bakraoui

 
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At least 31 people were killed and 271 wounded in yesterday's attacks (Source: Getty)

Belgium authorities named two brothers who were partly responsible for the deadly terror attacks in Brussels yesterday.

Belgiums chief prosecutor also said that there's another suspect who is on the run.

At least 31 people were killed and 271 wounded in yesterday's attacks, and the toll could still increase further.

The Belgian federal prosecutor today told a news conference that Islamic State suicide bombers, Ibrahim El Bakraoui, 29, and Khalid El Bakraoui, 27, were partly responsible for the attacks.

The eldest, one of two men who blew themselves up at Brussels airport yesterday, had left a will on a computer dumped in a rubbish bin near the militants' hideout, the Belgian federal prosecutor said.

The youngest detonated a bomb an hour later on a crowded rush-hour metro train near the European Commission headquarters.

A second suicide bomber at the airport is yet to be identified and a third man, whom he did not name, had left the biggest bomb and ran out of the terminal before the explosions.

Belgian media named that man as Najim Laachraoui, 25, a suspected Islamic State recruiter and bomb-maker, who has also been linked to last year's Paris attacks.

De Standaard newspaper, however, citing an unidentified source, named Laachraoui as the second suicide bomber at the airport.

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