Terrorist Attack At Belgium Airport And Brussels Metro - Updates

Posted: Mar 22 2016, 5:32am CDT | by , Updated: Mar 23 2016, 2:37am CDT, in News | Latest Political News

 
Terrorist Attack at Belgium Airport
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Breaking News: Two explosions rocked the Brussels Airport in Belgium this morning. Another explosion at a subway station in Brussels occurred.

Breaking news. Belgium just got hit by a likely terrorist attack. Two explosions rocked the airport in Brussels. People are fleeing the airport terminal as smoke is seen coming out of the terminal building. New reports just came in reporting about another explosion at a subway station in Brussels.

Updates:

Update 9:
Belgian media reports that two of the suicide bombers have been identified as brothers Ibrahim Bakrawi and Khalid Bakrawi.
The death toll of the two terror attacks on March 22 has risen to 34 and over 200 people got injured.

Update 8:
Police released a CCTV photo of the terror suspects at the airport. The Daily Mail spotted that each of the two suspects was wearing one black glove, hiding the bomb vest trigger? This could have been a clue for security personal to stop them.



Update 7:
The death toll has risen to 31 in the airport and metro bomb attacks in Brussels. More than 130 people have been injured. There is still no information about the attackers. The bombs have detonated by suicide bombers.

Update 6:
Facebook has enabled Safety Check for Brussels. The death toll has risen to 28.

Update 5:
Belgium government tells citizens to stay where they are. Country is under highest terror alert.

Update 4:
New unconfirmed reports say that at least 10 people got killed at the Metro station of Maelbeek. This drives up the death toll of today's terrorist attack in Belgium to over 20. The Metro in Brussels has been shut down completely. Belgium has called out the maximum security level. Security has been increased also at airports around Europe.

The Facebook Safety Check has not been activated yet, as it looks, it should.

Update 3:
TV station RTBF reports about another explosion at the Metro station of Maelbeek. This station is in central Brussels.

Update 2:
RT reports that the death toll has risen to 17 and dozens are injured. Also more bombs have supposedly been discovered at the Zaventem airport. Shots have been fired as well. There is no official statement yet on what happened.

Update 1:
Unconfirmed reports say that the two explosions killed 11 people and injured about 20 according to TV station VTM. The explosions have supposed taken place near the American Airlines check-in in the departure hall at 8am in the morning.

Several photos and videos surfaced on Twitter documenting the event as details are still not available. The airport has been evacuated and flights are diverted.

Belgium has been on alert after the capture of fugitive ISIS terrorist Salah Abdeslam.

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