Flag Half Staff notice – for victims in Brussels, Belgium terrorist attacks
March 22, 2016
Governor Matthew H. Mead, pursuant to President Barack Obama’s Proclamation, has ordered both the Wyoming and the U.S. flag be flown at half-staff statewide from March 22, 2016 until sunset Saturday March 26, 2016, out of respect for the victims in Brussels, Belgium.
Multiple terrorist attacks in Brussels on Tuesday, March 22 killed a total of 34 people and injured at least 170 people across the city. 14 people were killed at the Brussels airport when luggage bags containing explosives and nail bombs were detonated at the American Airlines desk inside the terminal. An hour later, explosions rocked a Brussels subway station killing another 20 people. ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attacks.