A fountain is illuminated with the colors of the Belgian national flag in honor of the victims of the Brussels attacks in Zagreb, capital of Croatia, March 24, 2016. Croatia has declared Thursday, a day of national mourning for the victims of the Brussels terrorist attacks on Tuesday. (Xinhua/Miso Lisanin)
BRUSSELS, March 25 (Xinhua) -- A Chinese national was among those killed in the serial terror attacks in Brussels, the Chinese embassy in Belgium confirmed Friday.
The victim who went missing since Tuesday has unfortunately fallen victim to the terror attacks, said the embassy after confirming the news with the emergency center of the Belgian Ministry of Interior and the Belgian Foreign Ministry.
Airport staff members and their families mourn victims outside the block zone of Zaventem International Airport in Brussels, Belgium, March 23, 2016. At least 34 people dead and 180 injured after explosions at the airport and a metro station in Brussels on Tuesday. (Xinhua/Ye Pingfan)
"We express deep condolences over the death of our Chinese compatriot and strong condemnation on the criminal act of the terrorists," said the Chinese embassy on its website.
The embassy said it will continue close contact with Belgian authorities as well as the family of the Chinese victim and do its utmost to deal with the aftermath.
Soldiers guard in downtown Brussels, capital of Belgium, on March 23, 2016. At least 34 people were killed and 180 injured after explosions at Brussels airport and a metro station on Tuesday. (Xinhua/Ye Pingfan)
On Tuesday, two suicide blasts hit the departures hall of Brussels International Airport and a subway carriage at the Maelbeek station, close to the European Union institutions, killing at least 31 people and injuring over 300 others.