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Woman, 23, who survived ISIS bomb attack 'euthanised' after she 'never felt safe'

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ISIS bomb attack in Belgium has claimed another victim, six years after two massive explosions tore through Zaventem airport.Shanti De Corte was unable to overcome the massive trauma caused by the ISIS suicide bomb attack that killed 32 and injured over 300, and chose voluntary euthanasia, a procedure which is legal in BelgiumShanti was just 17 when an explosion ripped through the departure lounge at Zaventem, just as she and a group of her classmates at Sint-Rita college were setting off on a school trip to Italy. READ MORE: US special forces kill senior ISIS leader Abu Hayil in midnight helicopter raidTwo suicide bombers, carrying explosives in large suitcases, detonated their devices within seconds of each other killing 32 innocent civilians.A third terrorist, carrying what police said was the largest of the three bombs, was knocked off his feet by the force of the explosions and failed to detonate the devices – which exploded harmlessly after the airport had been evacuated.While Shanti was left physically unharmed by the attack, she was left with crippling PTSD, leading to constant panic attacks and unshakable bouts of depression that blighted her life.She attended a psychiatric hospital in her home town of Antwerp for rehabilitation, and was prescribed a range of antidepressant medications, but attempted suicide on two different occasions in 2018 and 2020.And earlier this year, Shanti chose to be euthanised, a procedure which is legal in Belgium.Shanti’s mother Marielle told Belgian news outlet VRT: “That day really cracked her, she never felt safe after that.“She didn't want to go anywhere where other people were, out of fear.

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