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'It's a miracle I'm still alive': Norwich City's Mbokani describes Brussels terror

Dieumerci Mbokani in action for Norwich City. Credit: PA

Norwich City striker Dieumerci Mbokani says it's a 'miracle he's still alive' after he was caught up in Tuesday's terror attacks in Brussels.

The Canaries forward was at Zaventem Airport at the time of one of the explosions.

14 people died at Zaventem Airport. Credit: PA

More than 30 people died in the attacks at the airport and a metro station.

Speaking to Belgian newspaper La Derniere Heure, Mbokani thanked his wife for saving his life.

Mbokani says it's a miracle he's still alive. Credit: PA

We were on the pavement outside the building. I was near the taxi rank, my wife was near the buses, some feet from the explosion.

If we had entered a minute earlier, we would be dead.

It was my wife who saved our lives.

I wanted to get into the terminal earlier but she said 'Let's wait for my cousin' who was taking the same flight. She told me he was coming in a minute or two. It is a miracle.

When the attack happened, I was sitting down, and then I ran to my wife and fled to the Sheraton and then to the parking lot. I left my seven suitcases where they were.

A taxi driver followed me with three suitcases the other four were returned to me at home on Wednesday.

– Dieumerci Mbokani, Norwich City

Mbokani was travelling to play for DR Congo in their Africa Cup of Nations qualification matches against Angola in the coming week.

The 30-year-old revealed he's still prepared to play for his country in the games if he's called upon.

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