Mississippi state leaders issue statements on Belgium attacks

People react outside Brussels airport after explosions rocked the facility in Brussels, Belgium Tuesday March 22, 2016. Explosions rocked the Brussels airport and the subway system Tuesday, just days after the main suspect in the November Paris attacks was arrested in the city, police said. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)

JACKSON, Miss. (WHLT) — Dozens died and many others injured in terror attacks in Belgium Tuesday.

Bombs exploded at the Brussels airport and in the city’s subway, killing at least 31 people and wounding dozens, as a European capital was again locked down amid heightened security threats. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attacks.

State leaders in Mississippi are commenting on the attacks on social media.

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