Det israelske utenriksdepartementet opplyser at det var to israelske turister som ble skutt og drept da to menn angrep det jødiske museet i Brussel lørdag. Slike drap gjør voldsomt inntrykk på jøder over hele verden.
Det var et par i 50-årene som var på besøk i Belgia som ble drept. Hvem det tredje dødsofferet er, vites ikke.
Police are questioning a suspected gunman after three people were shot dead on Saturday outside a Jewish centre in Brussels.
Two of the three people shot dead in the attack on the Jewish museum were Israeli tourists, a spokesman for the Israeli foreign ministry said on Sunday.
«An Israeli couple in their 50s from Tel Aviv, who were visiting Brussels as tourists, were among the victims,» Yigal Palmor told AFP, in reference to the deadly attack in the Belgian capital on Saturday.
«We have confidence in the Belgian authorities, in the justice system and the police to look into this horrible crime,» he said.
Writing in Haaretz, the Israeli newspaper, Anshel Pfeffer said the attack appeared to have been carefully planned.