3 Utah Mormon missionaries injured in Brussels attack

The blown out windows of Zaventem airport are seen after a deadly attack in Brussels, Belgium, Tuesday, March 22, 2016. Authorities in Europe have tightened security at airports, on subways, at the borders and on city streets after deadly attacks Tuesday on the Brussels airport and its subway system. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mormon church officials say three missionaries from Utah were seriously injured in the Brussels airport terrorist attack.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints issued a statement Tuesday identifying them as 66-year-old Richard Norby of Lehi, 20-year-old Joseph Empey of Santa Clara and 19-year-old Mason Wells of Sandy.

They were near the explosion when it occurred and have been hospitalized.

The three men were serving in Paris and were at the airport with a fourth missionary who was on her way to an assignment in Cleveland, Ohio.

The 20-year-old missionary, Fanny Rachel Clain, is from Montelimar, France.

It’s unclear if her U.S.-bound flight took off.

At least 31 people were killed and nearly 190 wounded Tuesday after bombs went off in the Brussels airport.

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