March 22, 2016
Terror Attack At Brussels Airport, 11 Reported Killed, 20 Injured, Explosion Reported at Train Station
Updated 5:15AM ET
WCVB-TV reported 13 killed, dozens injured, at 5:15 AM ET March 22, 2016.
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Several people have been killed and many more injured after a suspected terrorist attack at Brussels airport this morning.
Two loud explosions reportedly shook the building sending terrified passengers fleeing for their lives shortly after 8am local time.
Shots were fired and words in Arabic shouted before the blasts were heard near the American Airlines check-in desk in the departure hall, a Belgian news agency reported.
The airport is said to be on "lock down" with all flights cancelled and rail traffic towards the Belgian airport suspended
Brussels airport explosion: Live updates after '11 killed and 20 injured' in suspected terrorist attack
UPDATED 08:18, 22 MARCH 2016
BY JOHN SHAMMAS , GEMMA MULLIN
Several have been confirmed dead after two explosive devices reportedly detonated at the American Airlines check-in desk at Brussels Airport
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Explosion heard at Brussels metro station
Explosión metro maalbeek pic.twitter.com/9KIEhLMOin
— Serge Massart (@massart_serge) March 22, 2016
An explosion has reportedly been heard at a Metro station in Brussels.
It comes after two blasts at the airport in the Belgian capital shortly after 8am local time this morning.
A picture has been shared on Twitter that appears to show smoke emerging from a station in the city.
The station is close to the EU institutions.