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Two Explosions Reported At Brussels Airport

Brussels Airport has been evacuated after two explosions were reported Tuesday morning. Read updates here

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Two explosions have been reported at Brussels Airport leading to the lockdown and evacuation of the building.

Just before 8 a.m. local time two loud explosions were heard in the departure lounge and images of the airport show smoke rising from one of the terminal buildings.

#BREAKING: Two loud explosions at #Zaventem airport in #Brussels

Sky News reporter Alex Rossi was in the airport at the time of the explosions. "We heard the walls shake and dust began falling from the ceiling. There's no doubt in my mind that the explosion happened in the building."

All flights have been grounded and train travel to the airport has been canceled.

Belgian media are reported there have been injuries and possible deaths in the explosion but there have been no official confirmation so far.


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