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Ceremony in Hanoi honors victims of Brussels terrorist attacks

By Pham Van   March 24, 2016 | 03:45 am PT
Hundreds of people gathered at Hanoi Tower yesterday afternoon to commemorate the victims of the Brussels attacks.
People at Hanoi Tower spent one minute to commemorate the deceased victims. In the morning of March 22, Brussels was shaken by two blasts at Zaventem and a blast at metro station Maelbeek, which caused the deaths of at least 30 people and injured over 200 people.

People observed a minute of silence in honor of the victims. On the morning of March 22, Brussels was shaken by two blasts at Zaventem airport and another at Maelbeek metro station, which caused the deaths of at least 30 people and injured over 200 people.

Attendees lit candles and wrote prayers to the victims.

Attendees lit candles and wrote messages of support and condolence.

The incident happend not long ago after Salah Abdeslam, suspect in last November's attack in Paris, had been arrested in a raid in Brussels.

The incident happened not long after Salah Abdeslam, a suspect in last November's attack in Paris, had been arrested in a raid in Brussels.

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Echoing Belgium's Prime Minister, Belgian Ambassador Jehanne Roccas said: "Yes, we will feel sad. We will bear the suffering you caused, but never will we surrender our values. Together we stand ready to protect our way of being, our way of living."

Mr Pham Sanh Chau, former ambassador in Belgium.

Mr Pham Sanh Chau, former Vietnamese ambassador to Belgium.

Lighting a candles for the victims of terrorist attack in Brussels

Ambassador Roccas extended her thanks to the attendees.

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Belgian police are continuing their investigation into the attacks.

Photo by Tomas Slavicek.

 
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