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Brussels Bombers Filmed Nuclear Researcher, Expert Says

Authorities found 10 hours of film showing the comings and goings of a senior researcher at a Belgian nuclear center and his family, officials announced last month

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    Interpol released an image of brothers Khalid El Bakraoui, left, and Ibrahim El Bakraoui.

    The brothers behind the Brussels terror attacks also spied on a top nuclear researcher and hoped to build a so-called "dirty bomb," an expert involved in a probe into ISIS threats told NBC News on Thursday.

    Khalid and Ibrahim El Bakraoui were responsible for planting a hidden camera outside the Belgian researcher's house, according to Claude Moniquet, a French former intelligence official who was hired to investigate potential plots targeting Europe's nuclear sector.

    Authorities found 10 hours of film from that camera, showing the comings and goings of a senior researcher at a Belgian nuclear center and his family, officials announced last month.