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Explosion Strikes Brussels Metro Station After Airport Blasts

Explosion Strikes Brussels Metro Station After Airport Blasts

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Explosions have struck a metro station in central Brussels shortly after at least 13 people were killed and 35 were injured at Brussels’ Zaventem Airport, reported Reuters citing Belgian media.

According to Belgium’s public broadcaster VTM, 10 people have reportedly been killed in the metro attack. However, police have not confirmed the number of those killed despite confirming casualties.

The explosion reportedly took place at Maelbeek metro station, near important EU facilities.

According to the Associated Press, several people were injured in the metro explosion.

Belgium’s Transport Authority announced that all metro stations in Brussels will be closing.

In response to the attacks, Belgium raised its terror alert to its highest ever.

This story is developing.

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