Woman, 23, Dies By Assisted Suicide After Suffering Mental Trauma At Bombing

  • A 23-year-old Belgian woman who survived a deadly Islamic State bombing of a Brussels airport opted to die by euthanasia after years of mental health issues stemming from the attack.
  • “That day really cracked her, she never felt safe after that,” Shanti De Corte’s mother, Marielle, told Belgian news station VRT of her daughter’s struggles since the 2016 ISIS attack on Brussels Airport in Zaventem, according to a recent report by the Daily Mail.
  • De Corte was a 17-year-old student traveling with classmates when terrorists affiliated with ISIS detonated a bomb in the airport in March 2016. She was walking through the departures lounge when the explosion rocked the airport, killing 33 people and wounding an additional 340.
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