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Three Dominicans injured in Brussels terror attacks

The Ministry of Foreign Relations has confirmed that three Dominicans were among the more than 300 people who were injured in the Tuesday, 22 March terrorist attacks. Two were nationalized Spaniards and one was a nationalized Belgian citizen. They have been named as Manuel Antonio Martinez, Austria Antonia Duval Sierra and her son Kelvin Osvaldo Ledesma Duval.

Martinez, who works in the airport security area, suffered serious fractures in both legs, and burns. He was treated at the Vilvoorde General Hospital.

Duval Sierra suffered burns, concussion and an eye injury. As reported, she was in transit in the airport after arriving from the DR on her way to Barcelona where she lives with her son. She was sent to the Leuven Hospital. Her son suffered burns and is being treated at the Leuven Children’s Hospital.

The Dominican Ambassador in Belgium, Alejandro Gonzalez Pons confirmed that no Dominicans had been killed in the attacks.

Source: DR1, Acento

March 28, 2016

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