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People Are Sharing Pictures Of Tintin Crying In Response To The Brussels Terror Attacks

The famous Belgian cartoon character is being used on social media to express sadness and solidarity over Tuesday morning's terror attacks in Brussels.

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On Tuesday, several explosions were reported at Brussels airport. At least 13 people are reported dead with many others injured. Soon after news broke, people started sharing sad pictures of the famous Belgian cartoon character Tintin.

#22mars2016 #JeSuisBelge #JeSuisBruxelles

"#22March2016 #IAmBelgian #IAmBrussels"

Si #Tintin revenait à #Bruxelles ......

"If Tintin returned to Brussels..."

"#IAmBelgian"

Pensées pour nos amis belges #JesuisBruxelles

"Thoughts are with our Belgian friends #IAmBrussels"

"#Brussels"

"#IAmBelgian #Brussels"

"Hold on #Brussels!"

They're also sharing pictures of Tintin's partner Captain Haddock.

"#WeAreBrussels"

"#Brussels #IAmSafe"

Drawing: "Belgium weeping for her children"

Tweet: "#Brussels (Drawing by Mitch)"

"#IAmBelgian"

"C'était au temps où Bruxelles bruxellait." 🎶💔💔💔🎶 #Bruxelles #Brussels #cauchemar

"It was the time when Brussels brusseled."

#Bruxelles #Brussels #jesuisbruxelles #JeSuisBelge

"#Brussels #Brussels #IAmBrussels #IAmBelgian"

Tintin isn't the only Belgian cartoon character users are posting in solidarity with Belgium. They're also sharing pictures of "Le Chat" — or "The Cat" — by Philippe Geluck.

#Brussels

Je twitte un chat #Bruxelles @LarrereMathilde

"I tweet a cat #Brussels"

Ryan Broderick is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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