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  • People gather around a memorial in Brussels following bomb attacks in Brussels, Belgium, March 22, 2016.

    People gather around a memorial in Brussels following bomb attacks in Brussels, Belgium, March 22, 2016. | Photo: Reuters

Published 23 March 2016

Two coordinated terrorist attacks in Brussels, Belgium, killed at least 34 and injured more than 260 on Tuesday morning.

On Tuesday, Peru's Foreign Ministry has confirmed that a Peruvian woman was killed in the bombings at Brussels International airport.

The woman was identified by the Ministry's spokeswoman Benilda Babylon as 37-year-old Adelma Tapia Ruiz.

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According to information coming from the woman´s brother, Fernando Tapia, given to the Peruvian radio station RPP, Mrs. Ruiz was at the airport with her Belgian husband Christophe Delcambe and their 4-year-old twin daughters, Maureen and Alondra.

Her husband and daughters were unhurt as they had left the area just moments before the bombing.

Mrs. Ruiz was about to board a flight to New York, where she was supposed to meet her sisters.

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The bombings of March 22 killed at least 34 people, 10 of whom died at the airport. The other deaths occurred at a subway station.

 

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