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Minister Recalls Chaos Of Brussels Attacks

Posted at 11:22 AM, Mar 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-23 12:26:58-04

A Texas minister, who was dropping off a friend at the airport in Brussels, Belgium, recalled the chaotic moments following Tuesday's attacks.  

Rocky Gathright, a minister from Dallas, spoke with NewsChannel 5 reporter Alexandra Koehn by phone Wednesday morning. 

Gathright was at the airport in Brussels when he was caught between the two of the explosions.

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"Like eight seconds later, I'm now sitting in front of the main entrance where the main crosswalk is and people are pouring off across the road and the second explosion goes off and shatters," he said. "All the windows just explode outward from the building." 

Gathright said victims were taken to several area hospitals, so locating family members may be tough for those in the U.S. 

At this hour, Stephanie and Justin Shults – a couple who met at Vanderbilt University – are still missing in Brussels. 

Amy Carolyn Moore was visiting her daughter when the unthinkable happened: an explosion erupted at the airport and they were separated.

Justin's brother, Levi Sutton, said the State Department told them the couple is not on the known fatality list at this point.