BREAKING After 3 blasts in Brussels, additional explosion heard!

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At least 17 people have reportedly been killed and dozens wounded after two blasts rocked Brussels’ Zaventem airport. After twin explosions at airport, blast at #Brussels metro station reported


Update:  Belgian public broadcaster VTM says reports of 10 dead in Metro explosions in Brussels. All passengers who were still in the Piers have been evacuated, Bruxelles Airport twitted.

Brussels police have told Sputnik that Zaventem’s great hall was targeted in the blast, but they couldn’t confirm the number of the victims in the attack.

“There was an explosion, but we cannot say more," a police spokesperson said.

Reports also suggest that first there was a shot fired in the departure hall, then something was called out in Arabic, and only afterward, two explosions rocked the facility.

Reports are coming in that one of the explosions took place near the American Airlines check-in desk.

Spokeswoman for Brussels Airport, said there were multiple injuries. "We can confirm that there have been two explosions in the departure hall. We called the emergency services on the ground – they [are] now provid[ing] first aid to the injured."


Niels Caignau, flight watcher at Swissport, told Radio 1 that he heard an explosion at around 8:00 a.m. local time.

"The windows outside the departure hall are completely shattered. Many people have run out with tears in [their] eyes. We were advised to stay indoors."




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