Maastricht mourns siblings killed in Brussels attack

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Sascha and Alexander Pinczowski, siblings missing in the Brussels bombings, 22 Mar 2016 (Photo: Karen van Suijdam/Facebook)Sascha and Alexander Pinczowski, siblings killed in the Brussels bombings, 22 Mar 2016 (Photo: Karen van Suijdam/Facebook)

Maastricht Mayor Annemarie Penn-te Strake is opening a condolence book on Monday afternoon for the Pinczowski siblings killed in the terrorist attacks in Brussels last week.

Alexander and Sascha were at Zaventem airport on Tuesday for a flight to the United States when suicide bombers attacked. They were on the phone when their father when the bomb went off. They were confirmed killed almost two days later.

The siblings lived in the United States, but regularly visited family in Maastricht.

The condolence book will be open all week, according to the Telegraaf. Those who wish to do so can write down a memory or condolences in the book, which will be given to the siblings family.

Three Dutch were among the 35 people killed in the terrorist attacks at the Zaventem airport and Maalbeek metro station in Brussels on Tuesday. More than 200 were injured.


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