: Reuters: Explosion at Brussels metro station close to EU institution

10:51 Mar. 22, 2016

Reuters: Explosion at Brussels metro station close to EU institution

Photo source - Danny Kemp ‏@dannyctkemp, Twitter

Two explosions are also reported in the departures area of Brussels airport

An explosion was heard at Maelbeek metro station in Brussels, close to the EU institutions, Belgian broadcaster RTBF said, after explosions ripped through the departure hall at Brussels airport. 

Metro operator STIB announced on Twitter that the metro was closing, Reuters reprots

Two explosions have also been reported in the departures area of Brussels airport on Tuesday morning (March 22). 

The cause of explosion in unknown but some witnesses claim to have heard Arabic shouts shortly before the explosions.

Photo source - Danny Kemp ‏@dannyctkemp, Twitter

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