Brussels: thirty dead and over 200 injured in attack

Brussels: thirty dead and over 200 injured in attack

Two bomb explosions have rocked Brussels Airport, followed by another blast at a metro station in the city, killing at least 34 people in total.

Belgian state broadcaster said the Tuesday blasts had left several dead and many injured. National security level was raised to its maximum.

Belgian broadcaster VRT said at least 14 people were killed and 55 injured after two explosions hit Brussels airport.
Another explosion hit Brussels Metro station close to EU institutions, killing around 20 people and injuring 106 others according to local mayor Yvan Mayeur.

“According to initial figures, there are around 20 dead with another 106 wounded, 17 of them gravely and another 23 seriously,” Mayeur said, describing the scene at Maalbeek station as “very chaotic.” (…)