- Associated Press - Saturday, March 26, 2016

BRUSSELS (AP) - The Latest on the bombings Tuesday in Brussels that killed 31 people and wounded 270 (all times local):

6:35 p.m.

Brussels prosecutor Ine Van Wymersch tells The Associated Press that 24 of the 31 victims in the Brussels attacks have now been identified.

He says 11 of them were foreigners. One was former Belgian ambassador to the United States, Andre Adam.

Of the 270 wounded, 93 are being treated at a Brussels military hospital. A doctor there says Saturday that 15 people are in a serious burns unit, five of them in intensive care.

Dr. Serge Jennes says he had treated similar injuries during his service in Kandahar, southern Afghanistan, but that he and his colleagues have been shocked to see such injuries on women and children.

“I?ve never seen this before in my 20 years at the center for burns,” Jennes said. “Injuries linked to the blow-back from the blast, which can mutilate.”

He said almost all the wounded had burst eardrums.

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6:30 p.m.

Belgium’s Foreign Ministry says one of the victims of Tuesday’s attacks was the former Belgian ambassador to United States, Andre Adam.

Didier Vanderhasselt of the Foreign Ministry confirmed that Adam died in the attack. Adam, 79, served as Belgium’s ambassador during part of the Clinton administration. He also served at the United Nations during a long career that began in 1962.

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5:45 p.m.

Organizers have postponed Sunday’s march for solidarity in Belgium after the country’s interior minister appealed to residents not to attend because police are too stretched with the investigation into attacks on Brussels’ airport and subway.

Event organizer Emmanuel Foulon said Saturday the event would be held later.

Interior Minister Jan Jambon made the appeal earlier Saturday, citing the fact that Belgium’s tiny police force is stretched. Jambon says “we understand fully the emotions. We understand that everyone wants to express these feelings.”

The march was to take place in the Belgian capital.

Thirty-one people were killed and 270 wounded in Tuesday’s attacks in Brussels.

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5:15 p.m.

Belgian prosecutors say three men have been charged with terrorist offenses linked to Tuesday’s attacks on the Brussels airport and subway.

Federal prosecutors said Saturday they have charged a man identified as Faycal C. for “involvement in a terrorist group, terrorist murder and attempted terrorist murder.” They say he was arrested on Thursday but a police raid on his home turned up no weapons or explosives.

Belgian media are reporting that a man named Faycal Cheffou has been identified has the suspected fugitive in a light-colored jacket who fled Brussels Airport after two alleged accomplices blew themselves up there Tuesday. Prosecutors refused to comment on those reports.

Prosecutors say two other suspects arrested Thursday and identified as Rabah N. and Aboubakar A. have been charged with “involvement in the activities of a terrorist group.”

A fourth man, taken into custody Friday after he was shot by police at a Brussels tram stop, is being held for at least 24 hours longer.

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3:40 p.m.

Belgium’s interior minister has appealed to residents not to rally in solidarity for the victims of Tuesday’s attacks on the airport and subway, saying police are too stretched with the investigation into the attacks.

Interior Minister Jan Jambon made the appeal on Saturday. He did not demand that the rally Sunday be cancelled, although he “invited citizens not to have this demonstration.”

He says “we understand fully the emotions. We understand that everyone wants to express these feelings.”

The march was to take place from the Place de la Bourse in Brussels to the city’s Gare du Nord.

Thirty-one people were killed and 270 wounded in Tuesday’s attacks in Brussels.

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1:15 p.m.

Belgian prosecutors have issued an arrest warrant for a new suspect in Tuesday’s attacks on the Brussels airport and subway.

The federal prosecutor’s office said in a statement on Saturday that an arrest warrant has been issued for a man only identified as Faycal C.

The statement said he is wanted for “involvement in a terrorist group, terrorist killings and attempted terrorist killings.”

Belgian media are reporting that a man called Faycal Cheffou has been identified as the man suspected of fleeing Brussels airport after two alleged accomplices blew themselves up there.

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11:20 a.m.

Brussels airport officials say flights won’t resume before Tuesday as they assess the damage caused by twin explosions in the terminal earlier this week.

Authorities have wrapped up their investigation of the crime scene at the airport, and will allow engineers into the building to check its structural safety and information technology systems - and whether any damage can be repaired quickly.

The Brussels Airport Company said Saturday it is “currently studying a temporary solution to partially resume passenger flights, taking into account the new security measures” decided by the federal government.

Brussels Airport handles 23.5 million passengers annually. It links Brussels with 226 destinations worldwide and is served by 77 different airlines.

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