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Councilman's family was at Brussels airport

Posted at 8:26 AM, Mar 24, 2016

A Cleveland council member's family was at the Brussels airport at the same time the city with hit with terror attacks Tuesday morning. 

Ward 14 council member Brian Cummins said, thankfully, his wife and daughter were not injured and Wednesday they made it safely to Budapest.

Cummins' wife and daughter were traveling from Cleveland to Budapest on Tuesday but they had a connecting flight in Brussels. The explosions happened just 30 minutes after their plane had landed.

Cummins said the plane taxied to a hangar and his family was never in any danger.

On Wednesday he said they were safe and sound in Budapest.

"Please do pray for the victim's families, the people of Brussels and everywhere in the world where hatred and insidious violence wreaks havoc, injures and kills innocents," he wrote on his Facebook page. "Share an act of kindness. Peace!"