In further sad news to come from Belgium this morning, it has been reported that the city’s Metro system has been closed down following an explosion at a station.
After explosions at two check-in desks at Brussels Zaventem airport this morning, the city has been targeted once again. The explosion occurred at Maelbeek station, close to the city’s EU Institutions.
One Twitter user, Evan Lamos, shared his experience of the explosion as it happened on Twitter:
Metro company STIB have reported that all Metro stations are now closed, and people are being evacuated. Images on social media are showing smoke billowing from the station, but there are no reported injuries as of yet.
Ten people have reportedly died following this mornings attack at the airport, and a following thirty people injured. Belgium have raised it’s terror alert to the highest level, and the Prime Minister has said his government are monitoring the situation “closely.” It has also been reported that Arabic shouting was heard before the attacks this morning.
David Cameron has just tweeted his concern, and said Britain will do “everything we can to help” in light of the attacks:
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