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Belgium / Brussels Terrorism Attacks #1096749

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 23, 2016
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(Brussels: David Muir) The day after the terror attacks in Brussels, Belgium, from three explosions at the airport & subway with responsibility claimed by ISIS introduced; scenes shown from Brussels of the three men.

(Brussels: Alex Marquardt) The high alert after the attack featured; scenes shown from the airport of the three suicide bombers, master bombmaker Najim Laachraoui@ & brothers Khalid & Ibrahim El Bakraoui@, who have been linked to terrorism, the apartment building safe house, the airport, where two explosions took place, the metro station, where one bomb went off; details given about the message left on one bomber's computer.

(Brussels: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Studio: Brian Ross) The terrorism trail from Paris to Brussels by an ISIS cell based in Belgium reviewed; photos shown. [Terrorism expert J.M. BERGER@- talks about the terror cell.] [Former counterterrorism official Richard CLARKE@- talks about their training.]

(Brussels: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Brussels: Terry Moran) The cache of weaponry & bomb parts found in the Brussels apartment building examined; details given about what was found in this bomb factory.

(Brussels: David Muir) The American victims in Brussels featured; scenes & photos shown from the subway, American survivors. [American Dr. Laura BILLIET%, basketball player Sebatian Beland's? FATHER, Joseph Empe's? FATHER, voice of Mason WELLS, his mother Kymberly WELLS%, missing girl's FATHER- describe & react to what happened.] Photo shown of the late Adelma Tapia Ruiz%. [American Brian CARROLL - describes what happened on the subway: a terrorism attack.]

(Brussels: David Muir) Report introduced.

(New York: Tom Llamas) The reaction of the presidential candidates, Hillary Clinton & Donald Trump, to the terrorism featured. [CLINTON - opposes racial profiling of Moslem neighborhoods.] [TRUMP - says nuclear weapons are a last resort.] The battle between Trump & Ted Cruz over their wives reviewed; photo of Melania Trump used in a Cruz ad shown with Trump quoted. [CRUZ, wife Heidi CRUZ - respond to Trump.] Jeb Bush's endorsement of Cruz noted.

Muir, David;
Marquardt, Alex;
Ross, Brian;
Moran, Terry;
Llamas, Tom

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