Dikembe Mutombo At Brussels Airport During Terrorist Attacks: “I Am Safe”
NBA legend Dikembe Mutombo was at the Brussels airport during Tuesday’s terrorist attack, but was fortunately uninjured in the tragedy.
As Gossip Cop reported, there were multiple explosions in the capital of Belgium, killing more than 30 people and leaving dozens more injured. While a search for suspects is ongoing, ISIS has claimed responsibility for the acts of terrorism. The bombings took place at a subway station and the Brussels airport, which is where Mutombo was during the incident.
Along with a photo of streams of people standing outside the airport, the retired athlete and humanitarian wrote on Facebook, “God is good. I am in Brussels Airport with this craziness. I am fine.” In a follow-up post, Mutombo shared a photo of himself, perhaps to prove that he is truly okay (see below). “Thank you everyone. I am safe here. God is good,” he wrote.
Mutombo, who was in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on Monday, has not revealed why he was now in Brussels, or how his travel has been impacted. The Dikembe Mutombo Foundation noted on its own Facebook page, “To those who are asking for an update — Dikembe was at the Brussels airport when the bombing happened this morning, and was thankfully unharmed. Local authorities are working to move everyone to safe locations while the City navigates through this act of terror.”
The post further says, “Today we bow our heads in remembrance for those who lost their lives in Brussels. And we give thanks for all of the first responders offering support, strength, and solidarity to everyone impacted by these horrible tragedies… Please join us in keeping Brussels in your thoughts and prayers.”