Across the globe, people mourned with the Brussels after the Belgian capital was attacked by three suspected terror attacks on Tuesday.
Attackers detonated twin blasts at the Zaventem airport and one at the Maelbeek subway train beneath the the European Union’s capital — killing at least 34 people, leaving more than 170 wounded.
Alabama politics leaders have expressed their shock at the attacks in Brussels Tuesday. Here are some of the reactions:
U.S. Senator Richard Shelby via Facebook:
My thoughts are with those impacted by the horrific acts of terrorism in Belgium this morning. Join me in praying for the families and victims.
U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne (AL-01) via Facebook:
Devastating reports out of Belgium this morning as we are reminded of the continued threats and constant need for vigilance. Please join Rebecca and me in praying for all of those impacted by these heinous acts of terror.
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby (AL-02) via Facebook:
Terrible news from Belgum this morning and a stark reminder about the dangerous threat terrorism continues to pose worldwide.
Belgium is our NATO ally. The United States stands in solidarity with the Belgian people and we offer prayers for the victims and their families.
U.S. Rep. Robert Aderholt (AL-04) via Facebook:
My thoughts and prayers go out to the people of Belgium this morning. They are our allies and friends and we must do everything possible to stop the spread of radical Islam and the fruit it bears.