Syria Hit With Suit on Behalf of Brussels Airport Attack Victims

Sept. 14, 2021, 11:16 PM

Syria provided material support and resources to Islamic State terrorists who purportedly took several lives in a 2016 attack at the Brussels Airport in Belgium, according to a lawsuit filed in a federal court in the District of Columbia.

Justin Shults, Stephanie Moore-Shults, and Gail Martinez were killed during the suicide bombing, and the complaint by near-family members seeks to recover damages, saying those individuals were the victims of “torture” and “extrajudicial killing” under the Torture Victim Protection Act.

The complaint says Syria was designated as a state sponsor of terrorism in 1979, and the Islamic State was designated a ...

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