Moroccan King receives family 22 March attack victims

The King of Morocco, Mohammed V, has received the family of Loubna Lafquiri at his palace in the northern Moroccan city of Tétouan. Loubna Lafquiri died in the terrorist attack on the Maalbeek metro station in Brussels on 22 March.

The news that King Mohammed V had received her family at his palace on Sunday appeared on the Moroccan news site Le360. Loubna Lafquiri had duel Belgian-Moroccan nationality.

Loubna Lafquiri lived in the Brussels municipality of Sint-Jans-Molenbeek and was a physical education teacher at the La Vertu Muslim faith school in Schaarbeek (Greater Brussels). She left a husband and three children.

The Brussels regional news website Bruzz reports Ms Lafquiri has already been remembered at a number of events in Morocco. Shortly after the attack, the King of Morocco expressed his condolences to Lafquiri’s family MS through the Moroccan Ambassador to Belgium. 2,000 people attended a remembrance service for Loubna Lafquiri at the Grand Mosque in Brussels.